9 People killed after rivers breach banks due to heavy Rain in Uttar Pradesh : Incessant heavy rain in many parts of Uttar Pradesh has destroyed more than two dozen houses in Bahraich after Ghaghara river crossed the danger mark and inundated the district.
According to latest reports that the river Ghaghara is flowing 30 cm above the danger mark and has breached banks near the Elgin bridge area.
In Kayampur area, more than two dozen houses along with a primary school have collapsed due to floods.
In Mirzamurad area, 3 members of a family were killed after a house collapsed. All the stairs at Sheetla Ghat in Varanasi have submerged in the water of River Ganga.
6 members from same family were killed in Mirzapur when their car overturned and fell into an overflowing drain. They were travelling to a religious Sufi shrine – Dargah Sharif in Chunar.
Low lying areas in Varanasi and Allahabad may submerge as River Ganga breached the danger mark on Friday.
The MET department has predicted incessant rain in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
NDRF personnel have been deployed in some areas of UP for rescue.