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Heavy rains likely over Lucknow, Agra, Kanpur; moderate showers for Allahabad, Varanasi

Heavy rains likely over Lucknow, Agra, Kanpur; moderate showers for Allahabad, Varanasi

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Heavy rains likely over Lucknow, Agra, Kanpur; moderate showers for Allahabad, Varanasi

Many parts of the state of Uttar Pradesh has been witnessing some good spells of rain for the last few days. So much so that due to these weather conditions, pleasant weather has been causing much relief to the residents. The last 24 hours were also not very different and a few areas of South and East Uttar Pradesh did record rains of light to moderate intensity.

In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Wednesday, Allahabad recorded 12.4 mm of rainfall, Varanasi 15 mm, Furstaganj 16 mm, and Kanpur 10 mm. Now, rains are expected to increase further over the region with moderate to heavy rains making an appearance.

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Presently, a low-pressure area persists over East Madhya Pradesh and its adjoining areas. This system is expected to move in a northwest direction towards Southwest Uttar Pradesh which is why rains will significantly increase over these areas.

Check out the live lightning and thunderstorm status across Uttar Pradesh

Lightning in Lucknow

Thus, moderate to heavy rains with isolated very heavy showers are expected to occur in western parts of Uttar Pradesh including Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Aligarh, Eta and Banda. Some areas may witness waterlogging and massive traffic jams. Meanwhile, eastern parts of the state including Allahabad, Varanasi and Sultanpur will witness light to moderate showers.

These rainfall activities are expected to occur during the next 24 hours. Thereafter, rainfall intensity will significantly witness an increase over the cities of Meerut, Moradabad, Bareilly and Mirzapur.

Due to these rainfall activities, weather conditions will become pleasant for the entire state of Uttar Pradesh with temperatures witnessing a drop in many areas.

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