Parts of Uttar Pradesh receive rain, water level rising in major rivers

The level in Gomti is rising at Neemsar and Sharda is flowing just below danger mark in Palliakalan (Kheri).

PTI| Updated: Jun 24, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

Lucknow: Moderate to heavy rains were recorded in parts of Uttar Pradesh where major rivers are witnessing a rise in water level.

According to Central Water Commission (CWC) Fafamau (Allahabad) recorded a rainfall of 24.2 mm, Chhatnag 18 mm, Elgin Bridge (Barabanki) 18.8 mm, and Kannauj 2.4 mm, which led to rise in the water level in the rivers.

While the water level is rising in Ganga at Dalmau (Raebareli), in Yamuna it's rising at Kalpi, Hamirpur, Banda, Allahabad.


The level in Gomti is rising at Neemsar and Sharda is flowing just below danger mark in Palliakalan (Kheri).

Similarly, water level in Ghagra river is rising in Elgin Bridge (Barbanki), Ballia and Ayodhya (Faizabad).

The MET department has forecast rain or thundershower at many places over East UP.