scorecardresearch
Widespread rains in east and west UP, river water nearing danger mark at several places

Widespread rains in east and west UP, river water nearing danger mark at several places

Lucknow, Jul 12 (PTI) Rains lashed large part of eastern and western Uttar Pradesh where the water level in several rivers is nearing the danger mark. According to MET office, light to moderate rains and thunder showers occurred at many places, while there was heavy rain in isolated places in the eastern parts.Hata and Ram Nagar received 15 cm rainfall each followed by Fatehpur 11 cm, Balrampur and Gorakhpur 10 cm each, and Shajahanpur, Haidergarh and Eliginbridge-9 cm each According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on Thursday, river Ganga is rising in Kanpur, Chhatnag in Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia while river Ramganga is rising in Kalagarh (Bijnore) and Bareilly. While Yamuna is rising in Kalpi (Jalaun) and Naini (Prayagraj), Gomti river is rising in Sitapur and Sultanpur, it said. River Sharda is flowing above the danger mark in Palliakalan (Lakhimpur) and rising in Sharda Nagar while Ghaghra river is near the danger mark at Elgin Bridge (Barabanki) and is rising in Ayodhya and Ballia. Rapti river is near red mark in Balrampur and rising in Siddharth Nagar, Gorakhpur, it said. The MET department has forecast heavy rains at isolated places in the state. Bhinga, Azamgarh, Bareilly and Shajanhanpur received 8 cm rainfall each while Neemsar, Akbarpur and Deoband recorded 7 cm rainfall each. PTI ABN RTRT