Announcements are being made to caution people living in low-lying areas near the Yamuna river banks about a further increase
Announcements are being made to caution people living in low-lying areas near the Yamuna river banks about a further increase in the water level, East Delhi District Magistrate Anil Banka said.
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)