After Bihar, UP faces flood fury

LUCKNOW,Aug. 29: After Bihar, Uttar Pradesh is preparing to face the fury of floods. Almost all the major rivers in the state, including Gomti, Sharda and Kuwano are in spate following torrential rains over the past several days. According to official sources, some of the rivers have crossed the danger mark on Thursday night.

The Gomti river was flowing 0.74 metres above the danger mark in Sultanpur district, while in Lucknow, the river is just 0.30 metres below the danger mark.