The MeT office here said that chief amount of rainfall recorded in cm was Mehrauni 2, and Lalitpur and Atara 1 each. Moderate to dense fog also occurred at isolated places in the state, they added.

On Monday night, temperature rose in Agra, Meerut, Lucknow, Faizabad, Kanpur, Jhansi and Gorakhpur divisions. Temperature was above normal in Varanasi, Allahabad,Agra, Faizabad, Jhansi and Meerut divisions.

The Lowest minimum temperature in the state was 4.5 degrees Celsius, recorded at Nazibabad. The weather office has forecast that light rain/thundershower is very likely at several places, moderate to dense fog is very likely at isolated places.

In view of the rain, the administration in the state capital ordered closure of all schools up to class VI till January 23 and classes above VI to start after 9am.

A report from Amethi said all basic schools have been closed till January 21 and secondary schools to start from 10am.

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