Four die in rain related incidents in UP
Four persons died in rain related incidents in the last 24 hours as moderate to heavy showers lashed major parts of Uttar Pradesh.Updated: Jul 01, 2011 11:05 IST
Four persons died in rain related incidents in the last 24 hours as moderate to heavy showers lashed major parts of Uttar Pradesh.
Lal Bahadur Chauhan (35) and his 12-year-old son Akash were killed and another person was injured after being struck by lightning in Suratpur village in Jaunpur district, officials said in Lucknow.
Meanwhile, Mahendra Pratap (28) and Subhash Yadav (27) were killed after being hit by lightning in different parts of Jaunpur district, they said.
Mehrauni in Jhansi recorded the highest rainfall of 161 mm in the last 24 hours, followed by 124.8 mm in Hamirpur, Met department said.
Bareilly recorded 70 mm rainfall while Gorakhpur recorded 66.3 mm, they said.
First Published: Jun 30, 2011 12:38 IST