Heavy Downpour, Lightning Strikes Forecast For Many Parts Of UP
Lucknow, July 28 (TNA) Heavy rains and lightning strikes have been predicted across Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. According to the Regional Met Office, the weather alert has been sounded for 31 districts of the state, primarily those ink eastern and central UP. Heavy rains have already been reported from Saharanpur and neighbouring areas.
The satte capital Lucknow also received some drizzle in the morning. Rains are likely to be accompanied by gusty winds and lightning at some places, the Weatherman has forecast. And so while some relief has come from the hot and humid conditions, rains could bring in havoc in some areas, the weather office has forewarned.
A yellow alert has issued for Bareilly, Deoria, Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar, Basti, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Siddharth Nagar, Gonda, Balrampur, Shravasti, Bahraich, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Farrukhabad, Shamli, Baghpat, Meerut, Hapur, Kasganj, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Sambhal, Badaun and Amroha.
An 'Orange alert' has been sounded for Moradabad, Rampur, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and Bijnor in western UP. Winds can reach 80 kmph in these districts and there is a possibility of a lightning strikes.