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Torrential rain leads to flood threat in different parts of India

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Heavy downpour has created a flood-like situation in many parts of the country.

In Uttar Pradesh, death toll in rain-related incidents and lightning has risen to 109. 11 casualties were reported during the last twenty-four hours from different districts.

In Assam, nearly 60 thousand people are reeling under the fury of floods in 5 districts. Official sources said two persons lost their lives in two districts of the state.

Sivsagar and Golaghat are among the worst hit districts. Nearly 10,000 people are taking shelter at 35 relief camps in these two districts.

Meanwhile, road movement have been disrupted at many places due to floods in the state.

Meanwhile, the water level of the Yamuna has started receding, a day after it rose to 206.05 metres, the maximum level for the river in the last five years.