New Delhi: The water degree in Yamuna river as soon as once more crossed the hazard mark of 204.5 meters in Delhi on Wednesday. Officers gave this info. The water degree of Yamuna has risen resulting from launch of extra water from Hathnikund barrage by Haryana amid rains in higher catchment areas.
The water degree in Yamuna crossed the hazard mark on Friday following heavy rains within the higher catchment areas, forcing the authorities to maneuver round 7,000 folks dwelling within the low-lying areas to safer locations. The water degree had dipped under the hazard mark on Monday and stood at 203.96 meters at 6 pm on Tuesday. The Delhi authorities’s flood management room mentioned the water degree rose once more and crossed the hazard mark round midnight. It was at 204.89 meters at 7 am on Wednesday.
Based on the forecast issued by the Central Water Fee, the water degree of the river is prone to rise to 205.25 meters until 9 pm and stay secure thereafter. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned that there’s a risk of heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand within the subsequent two-three days. Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and elements of Delhi are included within the submergence areas of Yamuna river.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had final week appealed to folks to not go to the banks of the river. People dwelling in low-lying areas across the river in northeast, east and southeast Delhi had been affected final week as Yamuna in spate and round 7,000 folks had been shifted to larger areas. About 14,000 cusecs of water was launched from Hathnikund barrage in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana at 6 am on Wednesday, Delhi’s flood management room mentioned. On Tuesday, 19,745 cusecs of water was launched at 7 pm.
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