Flood situation continues to be grim in several north Indian states including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan. Relief agencies including Army and NRDF are engaged in rescue and relief operations in flood-affected states. In Uttar Pradesh, flood situation in eastern parts of state is still grim. Ganga is rising in many places including Allahabad and Varanasi. About ten thousand people have taken shelter in reliefcamps so far. In Madhya Pradesh, torrential rains have lashed western parts of the state while relief works have gained momentum in Bundelkhand and Vindhya regions.
Major rivers including Kshipra and Sindh are in spate.