Uttar Pradesh state Government to provide relief to people affected by heavy rainfall

Published: September 17,2021 01:28 PM

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BY Manjur

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Friday has announced all the District Magistrates of the state to provide immediate relief to the people affected by heavy rain.

September 17, 2021 : According to Indian meteorological Department, "scattered rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely over Uttar Pradesh on September 17 and decrease thereafter" . On Thursday , CMO directed that all school and colleges across the state will remain closed for the next two days  September 17 and September 18 . Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath took stock of the flood -affected areas in the state and disbursed several relief packages for people .

Chief Minister said that 15 districts are affected by floods due to heavy rain in eastern Uttar Pradesh for the last 15 days. 2.25 lakh population of 304 villages of Gorakhpur districts affected by floods.

according to offical data six rivers including Ghaghara, Rapti, Budhi Rapti, kanhar , Rohini and Kuwano rivers are flowing above the danger level. Siddharthnagar, Gorakhpur, Balrampur, sant kabir nagar, Maharajganj, Basti, Barabanki, Kheri, Sitapur, Ballia kushinagar, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Ayodhya, Shahjahanpur, Mau, and Gonda are among 18 districts affected by floods.