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UP at risk of flooding as rains push Ganga close to danger mark

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.

 UP at risk of flooding as rains push Ganga close to danger mark

The Ganga is flowing close to the danger mark: PTI

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.

PTI

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Updated Date: Jun 24, 2013 12:45:54 IST