Lucknow Jul 17 (PTI) Major rivers in Uttar Pradesh
including the Ganga, the Sharda and the Ghaghra were flowing
close to the danger mark today as several places in the state
The Central Water Commission said that Ganga was flowing
close to the red mark at Fatehgarh while the water level is
rising all along its course from Fatehgarh to Kanpur.
The water level of Sharda river at Palia Kalan in Kheri
was rising and flowing above the danger mark. The Ghaghra
river is also flowing near the danger mark at Elgin Bridge
area of Barabanki, in Ayodhya, and Ballia’s Turtipar, it said.
Safipur, Ankinghat received 5 cm of rainfall each, while
the rainfall in Akbarpur was recorded at 4 cm and 3 cm each in
Churk and Bhinga areas of the state, the MeT Department said.
Kannauj, Bindki, Bareilly, Mauranipur and Gunnaur
received 2 cm of rains each.
The Quano river is also flowing near the red mark at
Chandradeep Ghat in Gonda, the commission said.
The weatherman has predicted rain and thundershowers very
likely over the isolated places in the state.
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