2.8 C
Sunday, March 3, 2024
HomeLatestYamuna flowing few centimetres beneath hazard mark in Delhi

Yamuna flowing few centimetres beneath hazard mark in Delhi

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Yamuna river within the nationwide capital continues to be flowing simply few centimetres beneath the hazard mark.

At 10:00 pm Tuesday, the Yamuna water stage close to the outdated Yamuna Bridge was recorded at 205.24 metres towards the hazard mark of of 205.33 metres. It was 205.32 metres at 7:00 pm.

The rise in water stage has been a matter of concern, resulting in a flood-like state of affairs within the nationwide capital and adjoining areas.

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

However, the river crossed the hazard mark at 5:0 pm on July 10 following incessant rainfall within the nationwide capital.

The surge in Yamuna’s water stage is primarily because of water discharge from the Hathnikund Barrage positioned in Haryana’s Yamunanagar brought on by heavy rainfall in some areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

Due to the rise within the water stage, a number of low-lying areas in Delhi grappled with waterlogging and flood-like conditions.

After July 13, the Yamuna had been receding progressively. Still, there have been marginal fluctuations within the water stage during the last two-three days. The water stage dropped beneath the hazard mark at 8 pm on July 18 after flowing above the brink for eight days.

Meanwhile, Delhi Jal Board Vice-Chairman Saurabh Bharadwaj on Sunday inspected the Wazirabad Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and stated that the Delhi authorities has made embankments and reinforcement at weak spots to forestall flood water coming into the water therapy crops.

Home Minister Amit Shah additionally spoke to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinay Kumar Saxena on Sunday and mentioned with him the water stage within the Yamuna River within the nationwide capital. (ANI)