Rains continued to lash large swathes of north India on Thursday as rivers in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand were flowing to the brim.
After missing its deadline, the monsoon is likely to hit the national capital and parts of north India by the end of the week, a private forecasting agency said on Monday.
The south West monsoon is expected to continue the momentum this month as it enters its last phase.
Sultry conditions seemed to have returned to trouble the north on Tuesday.
Thirteen people lost their lives as moderate to heavy rains lashed several areas of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.
The rising water level in major rivers in Uttar Pradesh has created flood like situation in several districts.
In the ongoing spell of South West monsoon rain-related incidents have claimed lives of at least 60 people so far in Rajasthan since June 1.
Most parts of North India, bereft of rains, on Monday reeled under humid conditions.
Eight persons were killed in rain-related incidents across Andhra Pradesh in the last few days.
Delhiites had to sweat it out on Monday with maximum temperature hovering near the 40-degree mark and high humidity adding to the woes.
Inmates of Delhi`s Tihar Jail collected over Rs 10.50 lakh from fellow prisoners for the victims of the Uttarakhand tragedy.
As many as 284 pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh remained unaccounted for in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.
Samajwadi Party on Wednesday said extending relief to victims was of prime importance in Uttarakhand and not "VIP tourism".
Fourteen pilgrims hailing from Andhra Pradesh are believed to have died in Uttarakhand.
Karnataka government has sent a three-member team to Uttarakhand to ensure safety of people from the state stranded there due to floods.
Northern India was cloudy and drenched by showers in many places on Thursday.
It was a clear, sunny morning in the capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling at 27.2 degrees Celsius.
The residents of Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow woke up to a cloudy and pleasant morning on Tuesday.
Sizzling temperatures coupled with power cuts added to the woes of people across Punjab, Haryana on Monday.
Rains lashed parts of North India bringing day temperature down as monsoon remained active over the region.
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