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Uttar Pradesh: Dense fog claims four lives

MeT office in Lucknow said that moderate to dense fog occurred at most places over east UP.

By: Press Trust of India | Lucknow | December 5, 2014 5:27:34 pm
School students cross railway tracks during a cold and foggy morning in Allahabad on Friday. (Source: PTI photo) School students cross railway tracks during a cold and foggy morning in Allahabad on Friday. (Source: PTI photo)

Moderate to dense fog at many places in Uttar Pradesh on Friday claimed four lives in accidents in different parts of the state.

Two people died in Hardoi where a tractor trolley was hit by a train at the railway crossing while two others died in Lakhimpur Kheri district due to poor visibility because of heavy fog.

MeT office in Lucknow said that moderate to dense fog occurred at most places over east UP and moderate fog occurred at isolated places in western parts of the state.

On Thursday, night temperatures appreciably rose in Moradabad division; rose in Varanasi and Allahabad divisions; fell in Kanpur, Jhansi, Agra divisions and changed a little in the remaining divisions of the state.

They were markedly above normal in Faizabad division, appreciably above normal in Gorakhpur, Jhansi divisions, above normal in Allahabad, Moradabad divisions and were normal in the remaining divisions of the state.

Lowest minimum temperature over the state was 5.5 degrees Celsius recorded at Muzaffarnagar, they added.

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