Heavy rains lash UP, major rivers flowing above danger mark

Heavy rainfall lashed various parts of Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours, causing water level in major rivers including Ghaghra, Sharda, Quano, Rapti and Budhi Rapti to rise.

Last Updated: Jun 30, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

Lucknow: Heavy rainfall lashed various parts of Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours, causing water level in major rivers including Ghaghra, Sharda, Quano, Rapti and Budhi Rapti to rise.

According to Central Water Commission, Quano was flowing 1 m above the danger mark at Chandradeepghat in Gonda and has crossed red mark at Mukhlispur in Sant Kabir Nagar.

Ghaghra was flowing above danger mark at Elgin Bridge in Barabanki and Turtipar (Ballia). It has reached near red mark at Ayodhya.

Sharda was flowing above danger at Paliakalan, whereas Budhi Rapti has crossed red mark at Kakrahi in Siddharth Nagar district.

According to MeT department, monsoon was active across the state and all the divisions received rainfall.

Basti received 19 cm rainfall, while Mukhlispur got 15 cm showers, Uskabazar and Rigauli - 14 each, Ankinghat 12 and Bansi got 11 cm rainfall.

PTI