Eight killed in UP rain

Eight killed in UP rain

Two persons each were killed in Amebdkarnagar, Gonda and Chandauli when lightning struck them while a fatality each occurred in Fatehpur and Lucknow owing to house collapses.

Rivers have started rising in the state as Lucknow received 43.2 mm of rains, Bhatpurwa  40 mm and Ayodhya 28 mm.

The Central Water Commission said river Ganga is rising all along its course in Fatehgarh and Kanpur Rural, Ramganga in Moradabad and Gomti in Lucknow and Sitpur.