Light to moderate rains and thundershowers occurred in parts of Uttar Pradesh as the south-west monsoon was active over the state.

Rainfall was recorded at a number of places, including in Kannauj, Gyanpur, Mirzapur, Musaffirkhana, Patti, Thakurdwara, Aliganj, Bhogaon, Chhibramau and Phoolpur.

Yesterday, day temperatures were below normal in Allahabad, Faizabad, Bareilly, Moradabad, Jhansi, Varanasi, Kanpur and Lucknow divisions.

Basti recorded the highest maximum temperature in the state at 35 degrees Celsius.

The weatherman has forecast rains and thundershower at a few places in eastern Uttar Pradesh on August 28 and August 29.