NEW DELHI

Seven die as heavy rain lash Uttar Pradesh

Mercury levels soared on Tuesday in the Northern region along with humidity level.

In Uttar Pradesh seven persons, including two minors, died in separate rain-related incidents. The State was by heavy rain in the last 24 hours.

While three members of a family — Bhimsen (35), his wife Shivkumari (30) and their 8-year-old son Sohan were killed when the wall of a house collapsed in Mahsi, another three-year-old boy Nazeer Ahmad and three others died in eastern UP, District Magistrate (Bahraich) Narendra Kumar Singh said.

Normal monsoon



Southwest monsoon has been normal over east U.P., a MeT department official said, adding that heavy to very heavy rain or thundershowers occurred at isolated places over East U.P. and light to moderate rain or thundershowers occurred at isolated places over western parts of the State.

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