Agency New Delhi: Thirty-six people were killed in rain-related incidents across the country on Sunday with heavy showers in Kerala, where a red alert was sounded in five districts, even as the floodwater receded in some parts of Assam. Lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan accounted for 22 of the deaths. Twenty-six MGNREGA labourers were injured in the desert state when lightning struck them. The toll in Assam floods rose to 64 with the deaths of five more people. Two deaths were reported from Morigaon district and one each from Dhemaji, Goalpara and Kamrup districts, according to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).
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