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Aug 25, 2018
9:08PM

Flood situation continues to be grim in several districts of Uttar Pradesh

PTI
In Uttar Pradesh, there is no let up in flood fury in the areas close to Ghaghra River in State where more than 2 lakh people are affected. Heavy rain continues to threaten lives and property at various places claiming 15 deaths in last 24 hours in rain related incidents.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has assured to help flood victims in every possible manner. State government has cancelled the leave of officials in flood affected areas and asked the administration to intensify rescue operations.

AIR Lucknow Correspondent reports that the water level in Ghaghra River has breached the banks and inundated human habitations in Basti district. Tarabganj area in Gonda district is worst hit where thousands of flood victims have taken shelter in relief camps after breach in Sakraura Bhikharipur embankment on Ghaghra River. The River breached another temporary embankment in Nakahra submerging more than 500 hemlets in Karnailganj Area.

Faizabad, Gonda, Barabanki, Mau, Basti and Sitapur districts are also affected where thousands are living in relief camps. Heavy rain in Bahraich, Gorakhpur, Pilibhit, Allahabad, Balrampur, Faizabad districts may worsen the situation. Meanwhile the Met Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rain in various parts of State.

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