Earlier, Mumbai and Thane received widespread moderate to heavy rainfall over the 24-hour period ended at 8:30 am on Friday.
The flooding was particularly severe in Gurugram, where roads turned into small rivers and parks resembled swimming pools.
The UN stands ready to provide humanitarian support to the most vulnerable and affected communities in India, said an official of the United Nations.
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Every year, most of Bihar’s workforce migrate to other states before the onset of monsoon not only in search of livelihood but also to escape the miseries heaped upon by the annual phenomenon of floods.
Monsoon is expected to hit Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on June 1. It is expected to withdraw in south India on October 15.
This indicates precipitation of more than 204 mm in 24 hours starting Thursday morning
Earlier on Tuesday, Mumbai police had warned the public of heavy rainfall requesting them to take precautions.
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'Over 1,000 roads, several bridges, PWD property, water lines had been fully or partially damaged due to heavy rains,' Himachal Chief Minister Said.
State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) teams have been rushed to the affected areas but rescue operations are being hampered by incessant rains,
The district officials have said that all educational institutions in Shimla will remain closed on Monday as heavy to extremely heavy rains continue to lash the Himachal capital, district officials said.
In all 11,553 people in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh have been moved to 56 relief camps where food and drinking water are being provided.
The India Meterological Department (IMD) has forecast "very heavy to extremely heavy showers" in 18 districts till Friday morning.
Over 30 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in five districts of western Maharashtra in the last one week, including 17 who drowned when a boat capsized near Brahmanal village in Sangli on Thursday.
Over 1.65 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,318 relief camps across the southern state, where the rains have triggered numerous landslides or caused floods in most of its 14 districts.
Torrential rains continued to lash most parts of Kerala on Friday with the toll in the last three days rising to 28 in monsoon-related incidents, including two massive landslides, and over 64,000 people being shifted to relief camps.
The Nilgiris district and surrounding areas have been experiencing heavy rains under the influence of the south-west monsoon for the last four days leading to a shutdown of educational institutions.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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