Delhi flood Alert, 10,000 people evacuated from low-lying areas: There is a danger of flooding in the capital Delhi and its surrounding areas. Yamuna river is in spate in Delhi due to continuous rains in many areas of Haryana. Yamuna water in Delhi has risen above the danger mark after nearly nine lakh cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund barrage in Haryana on Saturday.
After the release of water from the Hathnikund barrage, the problems of Delhiites have increased. The water level of Yamuna river has increased from 204.5 meters to 205.94 meters, to 1.44 meters. The movement of trains from Yumna Bridge has been stopped for the time being. According to the information, so far 10,000 people have been evacuated from low-lying areas.
The administration tightens
Full preparations have been made by the administrative authorities to ensure that people do not suffer much from the floods in Delhi. Today, 23,816 people will be shifted to safer places. 2120 relief camps will be built for people affected by floods, out of which 1100 have been prepared.
Boat deployed at 30 locations
30 locations have been pointed out by the administrative authorities in the low-lying areas of Delhi. Also, 53 boats have been deployed at these places. Emergency numbers have been issued with this. If people living in Delhi face any kind of problem from the flood, then they can call 21210849, 22421656.
Water level broke 6 years record
After releasing water from the Hathnikund barrage, the state irrigation department has declared Delhi as a high-field and informed the Delhi irrigation department. The water level in Hathinikund Barrage has broken the record of 6 years. On Sunday, the water level had reached 8.28 lakh cusecs. Earlier in 2013, the water level was 8 lakh cusecs. So far, more than 8 lakh cusecs of water has been released in the Yamuna from Hathinikunj barrage.
Alert given to low-lying areas
Since the release of water from the Hathnikund barrage, people living in the low lying areas around the Yamuna have been alerted. On behalf of the administrative officials, it has been said that the water level of the Yamuna may rise on Tuesday, due to which people may face problems. Along with this, many low-lying areas have been evacuated by the administrative authorities.
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