Heatwave conditions abate at many places in UP

Heatwave conditions abated at many places in Uttar Pradesh today following light to moderate rains and thundershowers in the past 24 hours.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 13, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

Lucknow: Heatwave conditions abated at many places in Uttar Pradesh today following light to moderate rains and thundershowers in the past 24 hours.

According to a MeT report, Aligarh received 3-cm rainfall, followed by Kanpur and Gomatia 2-cm each and Dalmau 1-cm.

Day temperatures fell largely in Allahabad division; fell appreciably in Varanasi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Jhansi and Agra divisions; fell in Faizabad and Meerut divisions; and changed a little in the remaining divisions of the state.

It was appreciably above normal in Faizabad, Allahabad, Kanpur, Bareilly, Moradabad, Jhansi and Meerut divisions; above normal in Gorakhpur division; and normal in the remaining divisions of the state.

The state`s highest maximum temperature was 46.5 degrees Celsius recorded at Orai.

According to a MeT forecast, thundershowers accompanied with squall would occur at isolated places over the state in the next 24 hours.