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Parts of UP experiences heavy fog, 5 killed in road mishaps

Parts Of Uttar Pradesh Experienced Heavy Fog For The Second Consecutive Day Today Resulting In Reduced Visibility That Led To Five Deaths In Separate Road Accidents.

PTI | Updated on: 01 Jan 2016, 07:43:40 PM

Lucknow:

Parts of Uttar Pradesh experienced heavy fog for the second consecutive day today resulting in reduced visibility that led to five deaths in separate road accidents.

In Jaunpur, a woman was killed this morning, when the auto rickshaw she was travelling in rammed into a stationary truck at Satapur turn, police said.

Four persons were killed in separate road accidents due to fog in Kannauj yesterday, they said.

Two persons including a girl were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a bus near Kundripurba, while in separate incidents two bikers were killed after being hit by mini vans near Prempur Highway and Saurikh area respectively, police added.

The MET office here said that shallow to moderate fog occurred at a few places over the state while dense fog occurred at isolated places.

While night temperature fell considerably in Agra, it was below normal in Gorakhpur division and normal at the remaining divisions where it changed a little. Muzaffarnagar recorded a minimum temperature of 4.7 degrees Celsius, an MeT report said.

The MeT report forecasted that weather would be dry.  Shallow to moderate fog would occur at a few places in the state while dense fog would occur at isolated places. 

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First Published : 01 Jan 2016, 07:37:00 PM