Many others were injured in rain related incidents.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to launch relief and rescue work on a war footing and asked district magistrates of the affected areas to immediately provide necessary monetary help in cases of house collapse.
Directions were also issued for taking all necessary steps to ensure proper treatment to the injured.
The MeT office predicted isolated ‘heavy to very heavy rainfall’ is likely to occur in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and northwest Madhya Pradesh during the next two days.
An alert has been sounded by the Delhi government after the water level of Yamuna river crossed the danger mark.
The Irrigation and Flood Control Department of the city government has made preparations to evacuate 100 people residing in low-lying areas