The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the current monsoon has been the heaviest since 1994, classifying it "above normal", and this year's season has been longer than usual.
Heavy rains have killed at least 100 people in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states triggering floods and forcing people to flee. With more rain predicted, weather experts say September could end as the wettest in more than a hundred years.
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Heavy rains in parts of four Indian states – Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat – have forced more than 1.2 million people to leave their homes, mostly for government-run relief camps.
At least seven people died from electrocution and three others died after a roof collapsed in Karachi whereas another five people died in a flash flood and another two were electrocuted in Punjab province.
Most victims were drowned but others were killed by landslides, snake bites and lightning strikes, officials say.
More than 50 people died after being struck by lightning in the month of July, including over 30 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Floods sweeping away houses and triggering landslides force millions from homes across India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Authorities expected more rains on Tuesday as two days of downpour flooded roads and disrupted rail and air traffic in the financial capital Mumbai.
Tamil Nadu's State Rural Development Minister says the drought follows a 62 percent shortfall in monsoon rains last year compared to 2017.
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed hundreds of people and forced hundreds of thousands into relief camps.
More than 500 people have died in monsoon floods and rains across India.
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