At least 44 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh over the past 24 hours, as per govt officials. Heavy rains continued in different parts of the state on Friday disrupting normal life. The District administration in Lucknow, Amethi, Hardoi have ordered schools to be shut down. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the divisional commissioners and the district magistrates to extend immediate relief to those affected. The Met dept has issued a warning of very heavy rainfall over the next two days in Uttar Pradesh.