The number of weather-related fatalities following monsoon rains across a number of states in India has also increased. As of 17 July, 33 are reported dead in Bihar State, 17 in Assam State and 14 in Utar Pradesh.
Over 25,000 people have been affected in nine flood-affected districts in Bihar and more than 140,000 people are sheltering across 695 camps in Assam. Several rivers in north-eastern states are overflowing including the river Brahmaputra (Assam) which continues to flow above danger level and 90% of Kaziranga National Park is submerged.
Heavy rainfall will move towards north-western and most southern states in the next 24 hours. A red alert for heavy rainfall and floods has been issued for several districts of Kerala State from 18-20 July.