Delhi: Flood risk increased in Delhi:
Flood threat is looming in the national capital Delhi and surrounding areas. Yamuna has written this amazing fortune from Delhi. Due to the rains in Haryana, the water of Yamuna is in spate. Yamuna water in Delhi has reached above the danger mark after about nine lakh cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund barrage in Haryana. This has increased the troubles of Delhiites.
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. After 40 years, so much water has been released towards Delhi.
The danger level of Yamuna in Delhi is 205.33 meters. The water level was at 205.14 meters at two o’clock on Sunday afternoon and by evening the water level had crossed the danger mark to reach 205.36 meters and by Tuesday evening, the water level of Yamuna could reach 206.20 meters. At the same time, before touching the danger mark of Yamuna, there has been a panic in the surrounding areas.
After the announcement of the Delhi government, people are leaving their homes with their essential goods. To help them, the government has set up 2,120 camps. Also, trains passing through Yamuna Bridge have been stopped. It is being told that the situation in Delhi can be extremely difficult for the next two days, because the flow of water will be fast for the next two days.
At the same time, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleged that Haryana did not even inform them before releasing water in Yamuna. However, apart from politics, at present, every possible help is being prepared for the people affected by the floods in Delhi. 30 boats have been deployed in the affected areas of Delhi. Also, phone numbers have also been issued to help in the event of an emergency. For any kind of help, call 011-22421656 and 011- 21210849.
51 people died in Uttarakhand and 22 in Himachal.
At the same time, torrential rains and landslides have created a storm in all the hilly areas of North India. The situation has worsened in Uttarakhand and Himachal. So far 51 people have lost their lives in Uttarakhand due to rain and floods, while the death toll in Himachal has reached 22.
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