BAHRAICH: Much chaos was witnessed in dozens of villages of the district after Spur no.

LUCKNOW: The flood situation in the 12 districts of western Uttar Pradesh continued to be grim on Wednesday with Moradabad, which has been inundated by the Ramganga, being the worst affected even as the Ganga, Yamuna, Ramganga, Kosi and their tributaries showed a receding trend.

The situation in Barabanki, Bahraich, Gonda, Balrampur and Maharajganj districts of eastern U.P.

Local communities have always found ingenious ways to overcome adverse conditions like floods, which affect not only farming but also lives and livelihoods. Over centuries, people have evolved ways and means to adapt to this natural phenomenon and have learnt to live with flooding situations.

Tarannum Manjul

Even as the overflowing Ghaghra river is creating havoc for school going children in Bahraich, the district administration has ensured that children in the 219 flood affected villages do not miss their classes.

The state government admitted in Vidhan Sabha on Monday that ground water in three districts had arsenic which was posing health hazards to the people of that region.

At least 32 more people froze to death in last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh as cold wave continues to sweep Gangetic belt engulfing the plains with dense fog bringing rail, air and road services to a screeching halt, official said on Sunday.

Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh): Panic gripped a village here after a leopard killed a seven-year-old girl in Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary area, officials said on Sunday.

The leopard, which strayed into district

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday called for formulation of long-term flood prevention and irrigation schemes along the 550-km Indo-Nepal border in the State, emphasising that quick exchange of information about rainfall in the catchment areas of rivers originating in Nepal was imperative.

An old woman was killed and several others badly mauled by a tiger in the Thadbehna village in Bahraich district on Monday evening.

Atiq Khan

LUCKNOW: The death of a tiger on the railway track near Manjha Purbi halt on the Mailani-Gonda rail section in Katerniaghat Wildlife Division in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh this past Friday has evoked a strong reaction from the State Government.