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11 killed in floods in UP

Hundreds of houses in Bundelkhand have collapsed in a single day, which killed five persons

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Publish Date: Aug 20 2016 1:53PM | Updated Date: Aug 20 2016 1:53PM

11 killed in floods in UP

 At least eleven people were killed due to floods across Uttar Pradesh, an official has said.

 
Hundreds of houses in Bundelkhand have collapsed in a single day, which killed five persons in Kalvanganj area of Banda district and Mahoma.
 
Authorities informed that it has been raining heavily in the region in the past two days.
 
Heavy rains caused a house to collapse in Kanpur rural on Friday, killing four persons, including two children.
 
Due to to heavy accumulation of rain water in Sonbhadra, five gates of the Rihand dam had to be opened late Friday to "ease out the pressure". 
 
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has asked district officials to see that relief works with regards to floods were in place.