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14 more die due to floods in western UP; toll 270

UP flood

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi inspects flood-affected areas of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.

At least 14 persons have been killed in the past 24 hours in flood-affected districts of western Uttar Pradesh, taking the death toll due to rain-related incidents in the region to 270.

All the 14 rain-related deaths are reported from different districts of western UP, an official spokesman of the Relief Department told reporters in Lucknow.

A total of 1,032 villages have been affected by the flood of which 47 have been marooned, he said, adding that a population of 4.73 lakh has been affected in west UP alone.

According to the Central Water Commission, the Ganga was flowing almost at the danger mark in Fatehgarh, Gumatia (Kannauj), Ankinghat (Kanpur dehat), Kanpur and Dalmau (Rae Bareilly) and was rising at Fafamau and Chatnag in Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi and Ghazipur.

River Ramganga was flowing above the red mark in Bareilly and rising in Dabri in Shahjahanpur.
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