Bihar flood situation improves

Bihar flood situation improves

Parts of Uttar Pradesh receive rainfall

Bihar flood situation improves

The flood situation eased in Bihar on Tuesday with no district remaining under water even as some parts of Uttar Pradesh received rain.

In the national capital, it was a pleasant day with the maximum and minimum temperatures recorded at 34 degrees Celsius and 26.4 degrees Celsius respectively, both normal for this time of the year, a Met official said.

In Uttar Pradesh, rain and thundershowers occurred at isolated places with south-west monsoon being normal.

According to the Met office, Azamgarh, Dhaurahara and Narai received 9 cms each, Sultanpur, Amethi and Bareilly - 8 each, Biswan, Kheri, Elgin Bridge, Rath - 7 each, Dudhi, Hamirpur and Mahoba - 6 cms each.

In Himachal Pradesh, there was rainfall in isolated places. Weather remained dry in rest of the state as monsoon remained subdued. Dharamsala was wettest in the region with 109 mm rain. Shimla and Poanta Sahib received 28 mm rain.

With a low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood likely to intensify further, the IMD warned the Odisha government about heavy rainfall.

In Bihar, heavy showers lashed Sheikhpura and Samastipur districts whereas light to moderate rainfall was recorded in most places in south west and south central parts of the state since Monday, the Met department said.

The flood situation eased with no district remaining under water but the Ganga and few other rivers were still flowing above the danger mark at some places in Patna and Bhagalpur districts.

The Ganga was flowing above danger mark at Digha ghat, Gandhi ghat and Hathidah in Patna and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district.

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