Rivers flowing near danger mark in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 21:38

Lucknow: Rivers Yamuna, Sharda and Ghaghra are
on Thursday flowing near danger mark at some places in the state,
official sources said here.
According to the central water commission report, river
Sharda was flowing just 15 cm below the danger mark at
Paliakala and was rising while Ghaghra was near danger mark at
Ayodhya and (Turtipar) Ballia.

Level of Yamuna was rising in Mathura and it was flowing
near the danger mark here, it said.
In the past 24 hours Gorakhpur recorded 13 cm rainfall
while Siddharth Nagar 6 cm while Basti and Etawah had 5 cm
rainfall each.

According to MET department forecast, in the next 24
hours, both the eastern and western regions are likely to
receive some rainfall.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 21:38

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