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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world. Wikipedia

Capital: New Delhi Trending

President: Ram Nath Kovind

Population: 1.366 billion (2019) World Bank

Prime minister: Narendra Modi

Gross domestic product: 2.869 trillion USD (2019) World Bank

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On 23-24 September, heavy rainfall and thunderstorms were reported across northern India, resulting in at least 36 fatalities.

According to media reports, 24 people died in Uttar Pradesh due to heavy rainfall-related accidents, while 12 other individuals died after lighting events. 

Since June, more than 1,945 have died across India, due to the heavy monsoon rains, as reported by the National Emergency Response Centre (NDMI). About 90 people remain missing and 1,260 individuals sustained injuries. 

On 26-27 September, moderate to locally heavy rainfall with thunderstorms is forecast over northern India.   

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