Parts of UP receive light to moderate rainfall

Parts of UP receive light to moderate rainfall
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Lucknow: Light to moderate rainfall occurred at a few places in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, the Meteorological department said on Thursday.

The MeT department said heavy rain lashed some isolated places in the state, while thunderstorm occurred at a few locations.

Mauranipur in Jhansi received 14 cm rainfall, Bhinga in Shrawasti (10 cm) and Nighasan in Lakhimpur Kheri (9 cm), it said.

Basti, Chandradeepghat in Gorakhpur and Thakurdwara in Moradabad each received 7 cm rainfall, the MeT department said.

Bahraich and Bijnore each received 6 cm rain, while Turtipar in Ballia and Rath in Hamirpur each recorded 5 cm rainfall, it said.

The MeT department has forecast rain or thundershower at many places over western Uttar Pradesh and at a few locations in the eastern part of the state on Friday.