Incessant rains lashed various parts of Uttar Pradesh, with four people losing their lives in incidents of building collapse, even as major rivers continued to flow above the danger mark.

According to a report by the Central Water Commission, Ghaghra, Sharda, Quano, Rapti and Budhi Rapti rivers remained swollen and were flowing above danger level.

Quano river was flowing one metre above the danger mark at Chandradeepghat in Gonda, and has crossed the red mark at Mukhlispur in Sant Kabir Nagar.

Ghaghra was flowing above danger mark in Barabanki and Turtipar (Ballia), and has reached close to the red mark in Ayodhya.

Similarly, Sharda was flowing above danger level at Paliakalan, whereas Budhi Rapti has crossed the red mark at Kakrahi in Siddharth Nagar district.

Four persons, including two children, died in incidents of building collapse due to heavy rains during past 24 hours.

In Faizabad, a 32-year-old man and his two daughters Ananya (4) and Neha (6) died after their house situated in Ramjanmabhoomi area, collapsed due to heavy rains.

A 55-year-old woman died in Azamgarh district in a similar incident.

Basti received the maximum rainfall of 19 cm, Mukhlispur 17 cm, Kakrahi 15, Uskabazar and Rigauli 14 each, Ankinghat 12 and Bansi 11 cm.

According to MeT department, monsoon remained active across the state and all divisions received good rainfall in the last 24 hours. The MeT department predicted that rain and thundershowers will continue to occur at many places in the state.