Lucknow. Several rivers, including Sharda and Ghaghra, are in spate, especially in the eastern areas, due to widespread rains in the catchment areas and release of water from the dams amid the monsoon thrusting once again in Uttar Pradesh . This floods many villagesHave been hit by According to the report of the Central Water Commission, the Rapti river is flowing well above the danger mark in Burdaghat (Gorakhpur). At the same time, its water level in Balrampur, Bansi (Siddharthnagar) and Rigauli (Gorakhpur) has reached near the red mark. Apart from this, Rohin river has crossed the danger mark in Trimohanighat (Maharajganj). Due to this, many areas have been hit by its flood. The Ghaghra River is flowing above the danger mark in Turtipar (Ballia), while its water level in Elginbridge (Barabanki) and Ayodhya has reached close to the red mark. On the other hand, Sharda river has crossed the danger mark in Paliyakalan, while its water level has reached the red mark in Shardanagar.
Apart from this, the Budhi Rapti River in Kakrahi (Siddharthnagar), Kunhara River in Uska Bazar (Siddharthnagar), Kavano River in Chandradipaghat (Gonda), Basti and Mukhalispur (Sant Kabir Nagar) and Gandak River near Khadda (Kushinagar) near danger mark Huh. in between, According to the report received from Gorakhpur, 63 villages have been affected by the Rapti river flooding in Sahajanwa area of the district. 86 flood posts have been set up for relief and rescue operations. In addition, 126 boats are being used to take the stranded people to a safe place in the affected areas. According to the report from Lakhimpur Kheri, about 25 villages of Dhaurahra tehsil have been flooded by the Ghaghra flood. Apart from this, all the major roads connecting these villages to the main road have also been submerged. Because of this people have to go to a safe place. The Sharda river is in spate due to the increase in the water level of its partner Chauka river and many villages have been flooded. Deputy Commissioner of Dhaurahra Sunandu Sudhakaran said that flood posts have been alerted in the flood-affected areas in the district. Primary schools located in safe places to the people of flood affected areas
According to the report received from Gonda, the Ghaghra river has been flooded due to release of approximately 1.75 million cusecs of water from Girija and Sharda barrage. The district administration has completed preparations in view of the possibility of floods. Additional District Magistrate Rakesh Singh said that three lakh 72 thousand cusecs of water has been released from the dams in the Ghaghra river on Thursday. Although no village in the district is affected by the floods yet, the impact of the flood can be seen very soon, so the administration has alerted 23 flood posts in Colonelganj and Tarabganj tehsil area. According to the report of the Zonal Meteorological Center, the monsoon has once again become fully active in the state and during the last 24 hours rains occurred at many places in the state. During this time, maximum 11 cm rainfall was recorded in Sharda Nagar (Lakhimpur Kheri). Besides, nine at Nakud (Saharanpur), seven at Kakrahi (Siddharthnagar) and Najibabad (Bijnor), Chandradipaghat (Gonda) recorded six, five centimeters of rain in Karchana (Allahabad), Kunda (Pratapgarh), Saharanpur, Dhampur (Bijnor) and Puranpur (Pilibhit). During the next 48 hours, rains are expected to occur at many places in the state.