Lucknow : Impact of Tauktae cyclone, which hit the western coastal region of the country on Monday-Tuesday, has also been seen in Uttar Pradesh since Tuesday night following wide spread rainfalls along with thunderstorm.
Rains lashed many parts of the state on Wednesday, disrupting train and road services amid ongoing Corona-induced curfew in UP.
In Lucknow, It is been raining since Wednesday morning.State Meteorological Department has predicted wide spread rains in the entire state on Wednesday and Thursday.
The meteorological department has also issued an alert to Lucknow and other districts of heavy rains along with thunderstorm.
According to the department, heavy rain is expected on Wednesday in areas around Mahoba, Hamirpur, Banda, Chitrakoot, Fatehpur, Kaushambi and Prayagraj. Also, dust storms may occur at a speed of 40 to 50 km in Saharanpur, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Bijnor, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Hapur and Amroha. Thunder showers are also expected in these areas.
On Thursday, heavy rains are expected in Moradabad, Rampur, Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Siddharthnagar, Basti, Santakbirnagar, Barabanki, Ambedkaranagar, Ayodhya and surrounding areas. At the same time, heavy rains may occur in Saharanpur, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor and surrounding areas with strong winds.
In Lucknow, there is a partial change in the weather since Tuesday morning, due to which, the maximum temperature was recorded 30.6 degrees Celsius which is 9.6 degree below normal. At the same time, the minimum temperature was 5.6 degrees Celsius below normal. The city recorded 1.1 mm of rain. Due to southeast winds, there is moisture in the atmosphere. Humidity was recorded at 86 percent. Due to rain, the weather will be cool for the next two-three days.
A report from Barabanki said the incessant rains started late Tuesday night. Waterlogging was witnessed on the streets of the city. This rain is said to be beneficial for mentha, vegetable crops and mango crops. If there is heavy rain, there is a possibility of damage to vegetables as well.