More than 100 houses and huts damaged, 10 people killed and ten more injured due to lightning strikes, Uttar Pradesh is being hit by torrential rainfalls last few days.
Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar confirmed today that 10 people were killed in rain related incidents since Sunday morning. Four deaths were reported dead in Jhansi , two were in Etawah and one in Firozbad, Raebareli, Auraiya and Shamli.
Floods are becoming a common phenomenon in India. Over the past few decades, areas facing recurring calamities have become relatively better prepared, with an increased understanding of the risks but it is not same in other areas where people didn’t face such calamities. This year , Kerala received unprecedented rainfall, forcing the authorities to open the gates of all major dams, resulting in the worst flooding in 100 years.
Ten people killed in Uttar Pradesh rains