With the highest number of fatalities, Kerala floods accounted for 488 deaths due to drowning, landslides, fallen houses and lightning strikes.
Locals have been advised to keep away from low-lying areas and not to venture into the Siang river.
Northeast gets flooded as China releases water into the Siang riverChina has released water into the Siang river after it received heavy rainfall reported worst in 50 years.
The project is expected to benefit about 1.65 million people in the state affected by arsenic, fluoride and salinity.
Uttar Pradesh recorded the second-highest number of fatalities at 254, followed by West Bengal, Karnataka and Maharashtra.