Delhi: Yamuna water level above danger mark, alert issued


New Delhi: An ‘alert’ has been sounded for evacuation of individuals dwelling in low-lying areas alongside the banks of river Yamuna in Delhi because the river’s water stage rose to 206.16 meters above the hazard mark of 205.33 meters as a result of incessant rains within the higher catchment areas. After this yr the water stage has elevated the very best to this point. Officers gave this info on Tuesday.

East Delhi District Justice of the Peace Anil Banka stated an “alert” was issued on Tuesday morning for folks to be evacuated after the water stage crossed the 206-metre mark. “The low mendacity areas alongside the banks of the river are being evacuated and persons are being shifted to increased locations. Preparations have been made for his or her keep in authorities faculties and evening shelters within the surrounding areas. Banka stated that the bulletins are being made to warning the folks in view of the potential for additional rise within the water stage.

The low-lying areas alongside the river in Delhi are thought of flood susceptible areas, the place about 37,000 folks reside. That is the second time in two months that the authorities have evacuated folks dwelling in low-lying areas because of the flood-like state of affairs. The Delhi Flood Management Room stated that the water stage on the Outdated Delhi Railway Bridge crossed 206 meters at 6.45 am on Tuesday. The water stage within the river rose to 206.16 meters by 8 am. In response to the forecast of the flood management room, the water stage is prone to rise to 206.5 meters between 3 pm and 5 pm through the day. Officers reported launch of round 96,000 cusecs of water from Hathnikund barrage in Haryana at 7 am.

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