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Flood situation grim in UP

Three children drowned as flood situation today remained grim in Uttar Pradesh with major rivers overflowing at a number of places in the state.

india Updated: Aug 23, 2011 18:43 IST

Three children drowned as flood situation today remained grim in Uttar Pradesh with major rivers overflowing at a number of places in the state.

Three boys, aged between 12 and 15 years, drowned in Jalalabad area in Shahjahanpur district, officials said. River Ganga was flowing above the red mark at Fatehgarh, Ballia and Gumtia (Kannauj), while Ramganga and Yamuna had crossed the red mark at Dabri in Shahjahanpur and Mathura respectively.

Ghaghara, which had flooded a number of villages in Gonda and Barabanki districts, was flowing above the danger level at Elgin Bridge, Ayodhya and Turtipar in Ballia. Pallia Kalan and Uskabazar each recorded nine cm of rainfall followed by Akbarpur, Ayodhya and Pilibhit (six cm each).