More than 30 people have been killed and over 130 homes collapsed after heavy monsoon rains hit parts of northern Inda and Nepal over the past couple of days.
14 Uttar Pradesh districts were affected, with at least 15 casualties. Landslides and floods caused major damage to the state infrastructure, leading to the collapse of at least 133 buildings. The affected districts include Sonabhadra, Chandoli, Firozabad, Unnao, Ambedkar Nagar, Khiri, Prayagraj, Barabanki, Pilibhit, Gorakhpur, Kanpur Nagar, Hardoi, Mau and Sultanpur.
At least 6 people were killed in Assam and 1 556 villages had to be evacuated, affecting a total of 869 024 people as of Friday, July 12.
17 people were killed in Nepal, with many people still missing, RT reports.
आज सप्तकोशी र शाखा नदीहरू सुनकोशी, तमोर लगायतमा बहाव खतरा भन्दा माथी हुने, प्रदेश १ ,२ र ३ को प्राय जिल्लाका तथा गण्डकी, सुदुरपश्चिम प्रदेश, प्रदेश ५ र कर्णाली प्रदेशको केही जिल्लाका साना नदीहरुमा बहाव सतर्कता तह आसपास हुने र केहीमा खतरा तह पार गर्न सक्ने, उच्च सतर्कता अपनाऔ । pic.twitter.com/wDvXhCoIID— Nepal Flood Alert! नेपाल बाढी सूचना! (@DHM_FloodEWS) July 13, 2019
Very heavy rain is expected to continue falling through the rest of the month, particularly over Nepal:
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