At least 40 people were killed and 11 injured as severe storms accompanied by heavy rain, lightning and gusty winds swept through large swathes of the Uttar Pradesh on Sunday . The heavy rain and storm has made heavy damages in 38 districts across the state.
According to the state government, the deaths were reported from Kasganj, Bulandshahr, Saharanpur , Ghaziabad, Kannauj, Aligarh, Hapur, Gautam Buddha Nagar and, Baghpath, Amethi, Unnav, Mirzapur, Etta, Sitapur, Aligharh.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed district magistrates and commissioners to provide relief to the storm-affected people and adequate medical care to the injured. The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a compensation of Rs. 4 lakhs to the relatives of the deceased.