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600 UP villages flooded; 19 die in rain-related mishaps

600 UP villages flooded; 19 die in rain-related mishaps

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inspects flood-affected areas in Lakhimpur Kheri. ANI



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More than 600 villages in 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh were affected by floods, while 19 persons were killed in rain-related incidents in 24 hours.

From 6:30 pm on Tuesday to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, 16 persons were killed after being struck by lightning and two drowned. One person died after being bitten by a snake, officials said.

Rain has resulted in a rise in water level in several rivers, resulting in floods in 633 villages of 12 districts. CM Yogi Adityanath visited some flood-affected areas in Lakhimpur Kheri and Pilibhit districts. He took stock of relief material being provided in these areas.

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