Heavy rains in northern India have killed 29 people

NEW DELHI, Aug. 17 — RIA Novosti, Eugene Bezeq.Torrential rains that brought the north Indian monsoon, caused the death of the last night, 29 people wrote in Wednesday gazetaHindu.

People died in the rubble of houses destroyed by landslides, and from lightning strikes, falling trees and poles, drowned in the raging rivers. During the day, in different areas fell from 18 to 341 millimeters of rain.

The largest number of victims of elements of the state of Uttar Pradesh, where one day 12 people died. Only after the arrival of the end of June is the rainy season, killing 23 people. Many settlements are threatened by flood of the river Ganges, Ghar, Rapti and others.

At least five people were killed by a landslide in the northeastern state of Meghalaya. A similar tragedy occurred in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh, where a landslide buried alive four children at home.

Authority of another hill states of Uttarakhand announced because of rain alarm. Here one day killed four, and since the beginning of the season — 44 people. Landslides in the mountains cut off several areas of the plain. Interrupted pilgrimage to the famous Himalayan shrines located in the mountainous areas of the state.

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