The flood situation continued to be grim in the state with 29 districts and more than 25 lakh people badly affected by it.

LUCKNOW: More areas in Terai region along the UP-Nepal border and central UP were flooded as water level of rivers flowing via Nepal continued to rise on Tuesday.

Rains brought down the mercury for the second consecutive day in North India, even as dust storms and lightning claimed 25 lives in four states.

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.

The flood situation continues to be grim as large swathe of area remained inundated after rains lashed large parts of the state in last 48 hours. Many schools have been turned into relief camps. Villagers are being evacuated from villages and shifted to these camps.

"Situation is very bad in Barabanki and Gonda where Ghaghra is in spate.

Alleging corruption in maintenance work of dams in the state, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on Sunday demanded a judicial probe in to breaking of Algin-Charsadi dam leading to hundreds of villages being flooded in Gonda and Barabanki districts.

RLD state president Ram Asrey Verma accusing state administration for playing with the lives of people said, only due to poor quality of maintenance work Algi

Shop keepers dealing with pesticides are exposed to multiple pesticides that include organophosphates, organochlorines, carbamates, pyrethroids. Hence an exploratory health study was conducted on shopkeepers selling pesticides in urban areas of Lucknow and Barabanki District, Uttar Pradesh, India.

BARABANKI: The turbulent Ghaghra is finally flowing below the danger mark after causing havoc in villages on its bank. About a hundred villages falling under Fatehpur, Ramnagar and Sirauli Gauspur tehsil of the district were badly affected by recent floods caused by discharge of water from Kali and other rivers from Nepal.