Fresh rains lash UP, water level of major rivers nearing danger mark
Posted on: 01:36 PM IST Jun 24, 2013
Fresh rains were received in some parts of Uttar Pradesh following which major rivers, including Ganga, Sharda and Ghaghra, continued to rise and were flowing near the danger mark.
The Ganga was rising at Ankinghat, Dalmau, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi and Ghazipur area, according to the Central Water Commission. The river Yamuna was rising along its course at Naini in Allahabad, whereas Sharda was rising in Kheri and was flowing above danger mark at Paliankalan.
Ghaghra was flowing near danger mark in Barabanki, Ayodhya and Turtipaar in Ballia district. Birdghat in Gorakhpur received 55 mm of rainfall, while Kakadhari got 28 mm, 97.4 mm was received by Dabari and 76.4 mm by Fathgarh.