UP witnesses light to moderate rain

Lucknow, Jan 16 (PTI) Several places in western Uttar Pradesh and a few places in eastern Uttar Pradesh witnessed light to moderate rain on Thursday.

According to the meteorological department, isolated places of eastern Uttar Pradesh witnessed a very dense fog and cold conditions prevailed at isolated places of western Uttar Pradesh.

Rainfall was recorded in Barabanki, Kanpur, Lucknow, Unnao, Gonda, Hardoi, Etawah, Jalaun, Jhansi, Bijnor, Hapur, Mainpuri, Aurraiya, Sitapur, Fatehgarh, Baharich, Bulandshahr, Firozabad and Hamirpur.

A dense fog is very likely at isolated places of western Uttar Pradesh on Friday, while rain or thundershowers are very likely at isolated places over the state on Saturday, the MeT department said.

The weather is most likely to remain dry and a shallow to moderate fog is very likely at a few places over the state on Sunday, it added.

Meanwhile, in view of the prevailing cold weather conditions, classes from pre-primary to eighth standard in all the schools of state capital Lucknow have been called of, the district administration said.

It also informed that Classes 9 to 12 will function from 10 am to 3 pm. PTI NAV RC