Monsoon remains active over UP, many rivers in spate

Moderate to heavy rains lashed many places of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday as the monsoon remained active over most parts of the state, even as many rivers in the state continued to remain in spate.

Lucknow: Moderate to heavy rains lashed many places of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday as the monsoon remained active over most parts of the state, even as many rivers in the state continued to remain in spate.

According to the MeT department, Mau received maximum 10 cm of rainfall, followed by Koraon and Sikohabad 9, Katerniaghat, Billari and Karui 8, Musafikhana and Jalalabad 7, Aligarh and Kunda 6, and Kaisurganj, Gonda, Tarabganj, Narora and Tilhar 5 cm each.

The MeT forecast predicts more rain and thundershowers at many places across the state.

Meanwhile, a Central Water Commission report said Ganga remained in spate and was flowing above the danger mark at Fatehpur, Phaphamau, Varanasi, Gazipur and Ballia, while Yamuna continued to flow above the red mark at Naini.

Sharda at Palia Kalan and Ghaghra at Elgin Bridge and Turtipar were also flowing above the red mark.

PTI

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