- 12 die in heavy rain in Rajasthan's Dholpur and Bharatpur
- Most deaths due to wall collapse and short circuits in Dholpur
- Farmers protest, say harvested wheat crops damaged
In Dholpur, most of the deaths reported were due to roofs and walls of houses collapsing in at least six villages. There are reports of fire due to short circuit in seven houses, where four people died. Several main streets were waterlogged in Dholpur and train traffic was also affected on the Agra-Dholpur line.
The hill states of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir also received thundershowers in the last two days. The meteorological office said squally weather will continue until April 15.
Maximum temperatures will not exceed 37 degrees Celsius in the coming week, says the IMD.
Fairly heavy rain and high winds are expected in next four to five days in the northeastern states of West Bengal, Assam and eastern Bihar said the IMD, as the Nor'westers season sets in before the monsoon.