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Lucknow Wakes Up To Heavy Downpour, Intense Rainfall Predicted In next 24-Hours, Orange Alert Sounded
An Orange Alert Has Been Sounded In The Region
LUCKNOW || The skies opened up after a long-time on the state capital of Uttar Pradesh Lucknow on Thursday and the rains are likely o continue in the city and adjoining areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh for the next 24-hours, the Weatherman has predicted. As per an earlier forecast, the eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh are in for intense rainfall activity on Wednesday and Thursday, September 23-24, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast.
In view of the rough weather predictions, an orange alert has been issued over the state on both these days. As per the IMD, fairly widespread to widespread rains and thunderstorms, with isolated heavy to very heavy showers, are likely all across Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday to Thursday, September 22-24.
Moreover, eastern Uttar Pradesh is particularly expected to be on the receiving end of isolated extremely heavy falls and moderate to severe thunderstorms on Wednesday. Accordingly, an orange alert has been issued across the eastern half of the state on Wednesday and Thursday, with the advisory urging residents to “be prepared” for the rough conditions. Meanwhile, the western side of UP will be placed under a yellow watch, which advises people to “be aware” of the local weather situation.
Within the state, the regional met centre based in Lucknow has predicted very heavy to extremely heavy showers across the districts of Shahjahanpur, Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bareilly, and Rampur on Wednesday, whereas heavy to very heavy falls have been dubbed as possible over Bijnor, Moradabad, Badaun, Etah, Mainpuri, Kannauj, Farrukhabad, Hardoi, Sitapur, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Balrampur, Siddharth Nagar and Gonda.
On Thursday, heavy to very heavy rains and moderate to severe thunderstorms are likely to be focused over the districts of Bahraich, Sitapur, Shrawasti, Gonda, Lakhimpur Kheri, Balrampur, Siddharth Nagar, Hardoi, Farrukhabad, Shahjahanpur, Pilibhit, Badaun, Etah, Mainpuri, and Kannauj.
The low pressure and its related cyclonic circulation are located over Odisha on Tuesday morning. The system is expected to move west-northwestward for the next few days, heading over Madhya Pradesh and adjoining Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning, west Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning, and staying there on Friday morning before beginning to weaken by afternoon.