Rivers continue to swell in UP due to rainfall

Children playing at river bank
Lucknow, Jul 9: Major rivers continued to swell in Uttar Pradesh as intermittent rains lashed several parts of the state today.

The level of Ganga is rising in Fatehgarh, Dalmau (Raebareli), Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia, while Yamuna is rising in Banda, Gomti in Auraiya and Ramganga in Bareilly, officials said.

The water level in Ghagra river is increasing in Ballia while Rapti is rising in Balrampur and Siddharth Nagar. Jalalabad received 8 cm rainfall, followed by Bareilly and Unnao at 7 cm each.

Elsewhere, Hardoi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Pilibhit, Faizabad and Fursatganj received 6 cm showers.


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