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'Kumbh Nagar' turned slippery after rains, pilgrims troubled

A western disturbance has been bringing scattered rains to the region for the past two days, and Friday's downpour added to the woes as most part of the 'Kumbh Nagar' turned slippery with mud and water logging at many places.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 25 Jan 2019 7:21 AM GMT

Kumbh Nagar turned slippery after rains, pilgrims troubled
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Prayagraj: Due to early morning rains on Friday in Prayagraj, thousands of pilgrims got in trouble at the Kumbh Mela.

A western disturbance has been bringing scattered rains to the region for the past two days, and Friday's downpour added to the woes as most part of the 'Kumbh Nagar' turned slippery with mud and water logging at many places.

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The Met has predicted more rains in the next few days which would further bring down the mercury. According to officials, strong winds accompanying the rains have damaged some temporary toilets.

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The barricading outside the tented residential place for 'akharas' has also been damaged in some areas. Tents at the 'Meena Bazaar' have also been blown away, an official said.

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It is to be mentioned that mercury has dipped across Uttar Pradesh with Lucknow experiencing fog today. Moreover, some drizzle was also reported from eastern and western parts of the state.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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