Fifty nine people have been confirmed dead and thousands more have been evacuated to high ground in flooding in Uttar Pradesh State, India, this week. The floods came after the high rainfall associated with the annual monsoon began on Thursday 26 September 2019, rains which have yet to abate. The several rivers in the state have burst their banks, leading to deaths through drowning, building collapses, and Snakebites (Snakes forced out of their natural environments by flooding are at more risk of coming into conflict with Humans).
Flooding in Uttar Pradesh this week. Hindustan Times.
Diagrammatic representation of wind and rainfall patterns in a tropical monsoon climate. Geosciences/University of Arizona.
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