Yamuna flowing above warning mark in Delhi, water flow at Hathnikund barrage rises to danger level

Announcements are being made to caution people living in low-lying areas near the Yamuna river banks about a further increase

Published on Sep 26, 2022 08:22 PM IST 8 Photos

The water level in the Yamuna river breached the warning mark of 204.5 metres on Monday following a downpour in the upper catchment areas and is expected to rise further in the next two days, officials said. The district administration is maintaining a strict vigil on villages falling close to the river, they added.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

A discharge rate of over 2.95 lakh cusecs at 6 am was reported from the Hathnikund barrage, the highest so far this monsoon season, officials said.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

The Delhi flood control room said the water level at the Old Delhi Railway Bridge crossed the warning mark at 1 am on Monday and rose to 204.7 by 8 am.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)


The Central Water Commission (CWC) predicted that it may increase to 205 metres by 9 pm.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

New Delhi, India - Sept. 26, 2022: A view of Yamuna River after reports of rise in the water level following heavy rain, at Old Iron Bridge, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, September 26, 2022. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)