Sources in the state government said besides the death, many houses have crumbled in the eastern part of the state. Many areas of Lucknow were completely inundated, including the Charbagh railway station.
Meteorological officials said Lucknow witnessed a record rainfall on Tuesday. In terms of rainfall in a single day in October, the highest before Tuesday was 46.1 mm which was recorded on October 7, 2009. On Tuesday, Lucknow received 61.1 mm of rain. Gorakhpur recorded 142.1 mm of rainfall on Tuesday. Gutsy wind along with the heavy rain saw trees being uprooted and power connections snapped.
Allahabad and Varanasi also witnessed heavy downpour.
JP Gupta, regional Met director told IANS that the effect of Hudhud would slow down in the next two days. Met officials said the temperature in Lucknow would remain low over the next few days.