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Officials in India have said that 100 people have died in the northern part of the country. Due to record monsoon rains over the past two weeks.

According to the American news agency Associated Press. At least 88 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the state of Uttar Pradesh alone.
The government of Himachal Pradesh has said in a statement that heavy floods swept away vehicles, buses, bridges, and houses in various areas.

It is located at a distance of 500 km from the state capital, New Delhi.
According to Shesher Singh, a government spokesman, 12 people have been killed in various incidents. During the heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh since Wednesday.
Nine people died by drowning and two by lightning, while one died of snakebite in the flood.

One person was killed in New Delhi and four in Indian-administered Kashmir.
About 170 houses were destroyed, while 600 were partially damaged due to heavy rains and landslides.

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Authorities moved around 30,000 people to relief camps, while hundreds of people took shelter with their livestock under bridges at several locations in New Delhi.

The water level in the Yamuna river in the capital, New Delhi, reached a 40-year record level on Wednesday evening.
Rajesh Singh, a factory owner, said he was stuck with his bike for hours in the flood waters near the river.
“I have not seen this kind of rain in the last 22 years.”

New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that there has not been much rain in the capital in the last two days, but the water level in the Yamuna river has increased due to the release of water from Hathnikund barrage in the state of Haryana.
The Meteorological Department has predicted more heavy rains in the coming days.

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The Meteorological Department had said that the monsoon rains across the country have been two percent higher than normal.
Different parts of India face severe floods during the monsoon season.

Scientists say that due to climate change and global warming, monsoons are becoming increasingly erratic, causing landslides and floods in the northern region of India.

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