Heavy rains lashed Lucknow on Tuesday. Terming the heavy rainfall as normal monsoon showers,the Meteorological Department said heavy showers are expected to take place in Lucknow on Wednesday too. The rain will start receding after the next 24 hours,it added. Rains in October is normal,monsoon showers regularly take place at this time of the year. Also,the upper air cyclonic circulation has moved from south towards the northern region due to the recurve in the movement of westerly winds. This has led to showers, said J C Gupta,Director of the Meteorological Department. Lucknow recorded a rainfall of 43.8 mm on Tuesday. The city had witnessed monsoon showers till October 5 last year. This time,we are expecting these showers to continue for another week, said a senior official.
Waterlogging was reported from various parts of Lucknow,including Sectors L and H of Aashiana,Mawaiyya,Ismailganj and Vishwas Khand,Vibhuti Khand,near the DGPs office and Purania. vishal srivastav