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Rains claim two lives in Uttar Pradesh

Two children were killed in rain- related incidents in Uttar Pradesh where major rivers on Sunday continued to swell at a number of places.



Lucknow: Two children were killed in rain-
related incidents in Uttar Pradesh where major rivers on Sunday
continued to swell at a number of places.

A six-year-old boy and a two-year-old girl were killed in
wall collapses in Jaunpur and Badlapur respectively, according
to reports.

Due to rainfall and release of water from flooded rivers
of Nepal, Ganga, Sharda, Ramganga, Yamuna and Ghagra were
flowing above danger mark at several places submerging
several villages.

A Central Water Commission report said Ganga was flowing
above the danger mark at Fatehgarh and Ballia, while rising
alarmingly in Gumtia (Kannauj) Kanpur, Phahphamau (Allahabad)
Varanasi and Mirzapur.

River Yamuna was flowing above the danger mark at Mathura
and rising at Agra, Etawah and Baghpat. Ghagra was flowing
above the danger mark at Elgin Bridge (Barabanki), Turtipar
(Ballia) and Ayodhya.

PTI

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