As per Met department, the intensity of pre-Monsoon showers was more over the regions of Gangetic West Bengal due to a cyclonic circulation that is persisting over Bihar and the influx of winds from Bay of Bengal.
The deceased were identified as Saifuddin Khan and Aladdin Shaikh (both aged 45), she said. The four injured persons were admitted to a government hospital in Ulhasnagar, district disaster management officer added.
Dust storms, floods and thunderstorms along with lightning have killed over one dozen people every single day this year. This kind of weather, particularly across north and east India, has put Uttar Pradesh on top of the list of such deaths.