Mercury dips in Lucknow after late night showers


Lucknow: According to the information given by the weather office, mercury dipped a few notches after heavy rains in Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh.

Thunder and shower engulfed state capital around midnight as many trees were uprooted, leading to traffic disruptions and power outages.

Lightning was also reported in some places, although there was no loss of life or property, the official added.

Most parts of the state were reeling under unprecedented heat wave over the past fortnight, with mercury at some places touching 46-47 degrees Celsius.

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