"The latest reports said that a total of six people were killed and 17 others wounded in the three bomb explosions in the evening in Baghdad," the official said on the condition of anonymity.
According to a release issued by the state disaster management department, 42 casualties have been reported so far from the districts affected by the heavy rainfall, though a district-wise break-up was not yet available.
Seven fresh deaths were reported in Uttar Pradesh in incidents like drowning and lightning. So far 111 people have died since September 25 in the state where incessant rains have created flood-like situation in eastern districts.
In Nawada district, about 110 kms from here, bodies of two young men who were swept by strong current in a river two day ago were fished out by personnel involved in rescue operations Tuesday morning, official sources said.
The incessant rainfall also led to wall/roof collapse incidents in three different localities of Bhagalpur district claiming a total of eight lives, including a woman. Three casualties each were reported from Barari and Khanjarpur and two from Nathnagar localities.
In Uttar Pradesh, at least 93 people have died since Thursday. According to a state government report, 14 people lost their lives on Sunday, 25 on Saturday while 54 had died in the two days before that.
No respite is in sight with the Met Office predicting more rain in the next 24 hours and the state government has issued a "red alert".
The state capital continued to be among the worst affected, some of its parts submerged in water levels rising up to the chest and its residents being rescued with the help of municipal cranes normally used for moving earth.
Rain-related incidents have killed at least 60 people in Uttarakhand this monsoon, the State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) said here on Monday.
The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China has risen to 45, with an estimated 16 people missing.
Four pilgrims have died during the past 24 hours taking the toll of pilgrims killed during this year's Amarnath Yatra to 26.
Floods continue to ravage 12 districts in Bihar in which 102 people have lost their lives so far and nearly 72 lakh people have been affected. In Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga and many other areas, people have taken shelter on roads.
At least eight people have been killed and over 700 homes damaged due to monsoon-related incidents in Sri Lanka's central and southern region, authorities said on Saturday.
The death toll from flooding and other rain-triggered incidents in Nepal climbed to 50 on Saturday with over 35 persons still missing, officials said.
The flood situation in Assam continued to deteriorate Saturday with one more person losing his life, taking the toll to seven, as over 14 lakh people were affected by the deluge across 25 districts of the state. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called Union Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him about the latest flood situation in the state.
Car washed away in flood water in Chhattisgarh (watch video)
A boat carrying over 50 people capsized around midday in a reservoir along the Indo River on Wednesday while it was heading for the city of Haripur, Xinhua news agency reported.
Three women were also dead in the road accident which was reported from Karnataka's Chikkaballapur on Wednesday. Nearly 10 people were reported injured in the incident and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.