Several parts of Uttar Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorms and lightning accompanied with rain during the next three hours, Lucknow Meteorological Centre predicted this morning.
The agency, in a weather forecast, said: "Rain or thundershowers and lightning is likely to occur today during next 3 hours at Agra, Firozabad, Etawah, Auraiya, Jalaun, Kannauj, Kanpur Dehat, Kanpur Nagar, Unnao, Bijnor and its adjoining areas."
Fifteen people died and six sustained injuries in eastern Uttar Pradesh due to rain-related incidents, officials said on Monday.
Relief Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh, GS Priyadarshi, also said that 294 houses have been damaged due to excessive rain in the area.
He said that the government is constantly in touch with the weather department and district administrations to control water-logging problems.