Heavy rain recently lashed large parts of North India, causing landslides at a number of places in Uttarakhand that claimed four lives. Delhi received rain overnight, causing water logging in a number of areas. Traffic jams were also been reported from across the national capital. Heavy overnight rains resulted in water logging in areas across the city and commuters had to face inconvenience because of heavy traffic jams.
Localities in and around Yamuna Vihar, Yamuna Pushta also faced problems due to accumulation of water.
Uttarakhand faced the brunt of the heavy rainfall. Chamole, Nainital, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag and Pitoragarh have received continuous rain for two consecutive days. Landslides in Madkot, Pauri, Dharchula and Kappkot killed four people.
The Ganga rose past the red-mark, or danger line, in Haridwar, and an alert has been issued to Uttar Pradesh. Other rivers – Ramganga, Nandhur, Kailash, Kali-Sharda, Kosi and Gaula – saw rising water levels.
Other parts of the country too have received rainfall, but it has not been heavy at most places.
Here are some exclusive images of nature’s fury and the flooding in various parts of North India.
Please note these images are not of one particular day, but are over the last 30 days.