At least 60 people dead after heavy flooding in northern India

In this file photo taken on July 26, 2018 Indian women are transported on a bicycle cart on a flooded road following heavy rain in Mathura in India's Uttar Pradesh. (AFP)

At least 60 people have died in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after floods triggered by heavy rains, authorities said on Saturday, July 28.

Indian commuters make their way on a flooded road following heavy rain in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh state on July 26, 2018. (AFP)

Thousands have been affected by floods that have submerged many areas and caused severe water logging.

52 people have been injured since heavy rains, lightning and flooding began on Thursday (July 26), while a building collapsed in Ghaziabad city.

Seasonal monsoon rains, a lifeline for farmers across India, cause deaths and damage to property every year between July and September.


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