Light rains, thunderstorms in eastern UP; dry weather in western parts

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Lucknow, Feb 19 (PTI) Light rains/thundershowers occurred at isolated places over eastern Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours, the Meteorological office said here on Friday.

Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorms occurred at few places over eastern parts of the state, they said, adding that the weather was dry over western UP.

Very dense fog occurred at isolated places over the state, they said.

There was no drastic change in day temperatures in all divisions of the state. They were appreciably above normal in Prayagraj, Moradabad, Meerut divisions; above normal in Varanasi, Ayodhya, Lucknow, Bareilly, Agra divisions and normal in the remaining divisions of the state.

The lowest temperature at 8.8 degrees Celsius was recorded at Muzaffarnagar while the highest temperature over the state at 31 degrees Celsius was recorded at Prayagraj.

The Met office has forecast that weather is likely to remain dry over the state on Saturday and warned that dense fog is very likely at isolated places over the state. PTI SAB HDA