New Delhi - Flood warnings were sounded in parts of northern India on Sunday as the nationwide death toll in monsoon rains surpassed 1,000.
India's monsoon season from June to September brings rains that support the livelihood of farmers but can bring death and destruction.
The death toll from rain-related incidents across the country from June to August 15 had reached 1,058 in India's nine worst-affected states, according to federal Home Ministry data.
More than 18 million people have been affected by the floods across vast swathes of the country.
The western state of Maharashtra saw the highest death toll, recording 245 deaths.