Ganga crosses danger mark in UP

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Lucknow | Published: August 21, 2016 7:39:57 PM

A swollen Ganga was flowing above the danger mark in Uttar Pradesh while Yamuna too was flowing above red mark in the state.

According to the MET office, chief amount of rainfall recorded was - Saharanpur -5 cm, Moradabad ans DEOBAND - 2cm each, Meerut and Thakurdwara - 1cm each. (Reuters)According to the MET office, chief amount of rainfall recorded was ? Saharanpur -5 cm, Moradabad ans DEOBAND ? 2cm each, Meerut and Thakurdwara ? 1cm each. (Reuters)

A swollen Ganga was flowing above the danger mark in Uttar Pradesh while Yamuna too was flowing above red mark in the state.

According to Centre Water Commission (CWC), Ganga is flowing above danger mark at Fafamau (Allahabad), Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia while Yamuna is flowing above the red mark at Chillaghat (Banda) and Naini (Allahabad) and Mohna (Jalaun).

Similarly, Sharda river is flowing above the danger mark at Palliakalan (Kheri).

However, in eastern UP the weather was dry even as light to moderate rains occured at isolated places.

According to the MET office, chief amount of rainfall recorded was – Saharanpur -5 cm, Moradabad ans DEOBAND – 2cm each, Meerut and Thakurdwara – 1cm each.

Rain or thunder shower are expected at isolated places over eastern UP.

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