Eleven people were killed as lightning struck them in Odisha on Sunday while landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of the country killing several people.
In Delhi, the skies were partly cloudy with the maximum temperature settling at 34.1 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year, while the minimum was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.
Humidity levels oscillated between 82 and 62%.
Landslides triggered by rains occurred at interior areas of Shimla, Mandi, Kullu, Chamba and Kangra districts.
Moderate rains occurred at several places in the low and mid hills and Dharampur received 54 mm rains followed by Dharamshala 52 mm, Kheri and Kandaghat 26 mm each, Sundernagar, Hamirpur and Sarahan 21 mm each, Tissa 19 mm, Bharari 15 mm, Manali 13 mm and Jogindernagar 11 mm.
Moderate to heavy rainfall occurred at many places in Bihar with Patna, Bhagalpur and Gaya registering 26.5 mm, 50.9 mm and 11.8 mm of rains respectively this morning since yesterday. Cheria Bariyarpur received 14 cm of rains while gauged 9 cm of precipitation.
Purnea recorded the highest maximum temperature at 34 degrees Celsius, followed by 32.8 degrees Celsius in Bhagalpur, 31 degrees Celsius in Patna and 29.1 degrees Celsius in Gaya.
Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, coastal Karnataka and eastern Uttar Pradesh also received rains.