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Yamuna water degree in Delhi drops beneath hazard mark

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Yamuna water degree in Delhi dropped beneath hazard mark on Tuesday, the extent was recorded 205.32 metres at 7 pm.

Notably, the hazard mark of the Yamuna River is 205.33 meters.

Earlier on Monday, the water degree in Yamuna was at 206.56 metres, above the hazard degree mark.

The rise in water degree has been a matter of concern because it has led to 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.

This surge in Yamuna’s water degree is primarily because of the discharge of water from the Hathnikund Barrage brought on by heavy rainfall in some areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

After July 13, the Yamuna had been receding regularly after reaching an all-time excessive of 208.66 meters however there have been marginal fluctuations within the water degree during the last 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.

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.

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 forestall flood water coming into the water therapy crops.

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