Death of a three-year-old child in the collapse of a wall due to heavy rains in UP; IMD predicts downpour in Odisha, Maharashtra today

India Monsoon News Live Updates Today: A three-year-old boy died and his mother was seriously injured on Saturday evening when a wall in their kutcha house collapsed following rains in this district, officials said, PTI reported. The incident took place in the town of Rampur, they said. Parts of Uttar Pradesh including Deoria district have received heavy rains over the past three days leading to high waterlogging in many places.

Meanwhile, in Odisha, one person was killed and three were injured in a lightning strike during a football match in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Saturday. The incident happened at the Rajabasa playground in the police station area of ​​Baripada town. The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy downpours in Odisha over the next few days due to the formation of cyclonic circulation over the central eastern Bay of Bengal.

Incessant heavy rains in Maharashtra have also resulted in waterlogging in several areas of Thane. The tracks at Thane station were submerged in rainwater. In Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, the IMD said, rainfall is expected to decrease. Up to 22 people have died from separate rain-related incidents in the state on the same day.