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Delhi: Yamuna flows above hazard mark at 206.56m

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The Yamuna continued to movement above the hazard mark of 205.33 meters within the nationwide capital. It was 206.56 metres at 7.00 am on Monday.

The Yamuna was flowing at 206.44 metres at 10:00 pm on Sunday after rain lashed a number of elements of town on Sunday night.

On Sunday, bulletins have been made by the administration to vacate the low-lying areas.

Due to the rise of the water degree of Yamuna to 206.4 metres, the working of the outdated Yamuna bridge (Old Loha Pul) was suspended from 2215 hrs Sunday, the Northern Railway mentioned. The route between Delhi and Shahdara will probably be suspended, it added.

The rise in water degree but once more sparked considerations in regards to the flood-like state of affairs within the nationwide capital and adjoining areas.

The river water degree had been hovering across the hazard mark of 205.33 metres for the previous couple of days after reaching an all-time excessive of 208.66 metres on July 13.

The Central Water Commission’s (CWC) knowledge confirmed the water degree rose from 205.02 metres at 10 pm on Saturday to 205.96 metres at 9 am on Sunday which rose to 206.42 meters at 9 pm.

In addition to this, the Hindon River in Noida, a tributary of Yamuna, additionally witnessed an increase within the water degree on Saturday. Several homes situated in low-lying areas have been submerged within the water.

After July 13, the Yamuna had been receding steadily after reaching an all-time excessive of 208.66 meters however there have been marginal fluctuations within the water degree over the past two-three days. The water degree dropped beneath the hazard mark at 8 pm on July 18 after flowing above the brink for eight days.

The river breached the hazard mark at 5 pm on July 10, resulting in in depth flooding of the nationwide capital.

Due to the rise within the water degree of the river, a number of locations in Delhi grappled with water-logging and flood-like conditions.

The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rain in elements of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand until July 25.

Meanwhile, Delhi Jal Board Vice-Chairman Saurabh Bhardwaj on Sunday inspected the Wazirabad Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and mentioned that the Delhi authorities has made embankments and reinforcement at susceptible spots to stop flood water coming into the water remedy vegetation. (ANI)