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In Pictures: Several districts reeling under a flood-threat in Uttar Pradesh

Several districts in Uttar Pradesh are reeling under flood as incessant rain has wreaked havoc, crippling normal life and obstructing road transportation.

According to reports, a flood threat is looming large in Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Ballia and other districts due to the continuously rising levels of the river Ganga.

Incessant rain in these areas has also added to peoples\' woes. The administration has started evacuating villagers in view of an imminent flood threat.

The river Mandakini has flooded dozens of villages of Chitrakoot district. Flood has also washed away roads at several places between Allahabad and Chitrakoot during the last four days.

The flood-affected people are compelled to use boats in the Chitrakoot town streets which remained filled with flood water.

In the wake of prevailing condition following heavy rains, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are continuously engaged in relief and rescue work.

-With ANI inputs