In pics: Over 5 lakh people in 1,243 UP villages affected by floods, rescue operations underway

  • Over five lakh people in 1,243 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by floods. Relief and rescue teams have been deployed to assist the people. An average of 13.1 mm rainfall was recorded in the state in the past 24 hours.
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"Eleven districts including Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Basti, Gonda, Sultanpur, Shrawasti, Lucknow, Raebareli and Fatehpur received rainfall of over 25 mm or more in the past 24 hours", officials said.(PTI)

"Eleven districts including Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Basti, Gonda, Sultanpur, Shrawasti, Lucknow, Raebareli and Fatehpur received rainfall of over 25 mm or more in the past 24 hours", officials said.(PTI)

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A man walks on a makeshift bamboo bridge between inundated houses following the flooding of River Ganges, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (AP)

A man walks on a makeshift bamboo bridge between inundated houses following the flooding of River Ganges, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (AP)

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National Disaster Response Force personnel evacuate residents from inundated houses following the flooding of River Ganges, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh on August 12. (AP)

National Disaster Response Force personnel evacuate residents from inundated houses following the flooding of River Ganges, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh on August 12. (AP)

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People being evacuated from a flood-affected area in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. ((HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya))

People being evacuated from a flood-affected area in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. ((HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya))

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Houses seen partially submerged due to the rise in the water level of the Ganga river, at Salori area, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

Houses seen partially submerged due to the rise in the water level of the Ganga river, at Salori area, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

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District administration officials provide relief material to flood-affected people in Om Gaytri Nagar area, in Prayagraj on August 12.(PTI)

District administration officials provide relief material to flood-affected people in Om Gaytri Nagar area, in Prayagraj on August 12.(PTI)

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A view of a flood-affected area at Salori in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Heavy rains have lashed this northern state, with flooding disrupting the lives of more than 500,000 people.(PTI)

A view of a flood-affected area at Salori in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Heavy rains have lashed this northern state, with flooding disrupting the lives of more than 500,000 people.(PTI)

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Relief works have been initiated and 20,768 rations kits and 167213 lunch packets have been distributed among the flood affected people.(PTI)

Relief works have been initiated and 20,768 rations kits and 167213 lunch packets have been distributed among the flood affected people.(PTI)

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NDRF, SDRF and state PAC have been deployed to help the people and 59 rescue teams pre-deployed in 43 districts.(PTI)

NDRF, SDRF and state PAC have been deployed to help the people and 59 rescue teams pre-deployed in 43 districts.(PTI)

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