Parts of Uttar Pradesh witnessed a fresh spell of rains even as several rivers continued to flow above the danger mark at many places.
Though the water level of the Ganga and the Yamuna has started receding, a few rivers are still flowing above the danger mark at many places, the Central Water Commission said in a report.
The water level of the Ganga has receded at Ankinghat, Fafamau and Chhatnag in Allahabad, Varanasi and Ballia, and that of the Yamuna in Kalpi, Hamirpur, Agra, Etawah, at Chillaghat in Banda and Naini in Allahabad, the report said.
However, the Ganga continues to flow above the danger mark in Fafamu, Chhatnag, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
The water level of Sharda river has breached the danger mark in Palliakalan, Kheri.
At least 8.7 lakh people in 987 villages in Varanasi, Allahabad, Ghazipur and Ballia have been hit by the floods.
Hueiyen Lanpao Manipur Daily 28/08/2016 : http://hueiyenlanpao.com/