Yamuna flowing above danger mark, Tuesday will be important day, flood risk on Delhi after 40 years: After the release of 8 lakh cusecs of water from the Hathinikund barrage in Yamunanagar, Haryana, the country’s capital has once again become a flood threat after 40 years. In this regard, Tuesday’s day can prove to be difficult for the people of Delhi, especially in the low-lying areas of Delhi.
Not only this, the effect of flooding can be seen in Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Greater Noida as well. In this regard, local administration has also become active in Delhi along with Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad and Faridabad.
CM Arvind Kejriwal
Earlier on Monday, according to CM Arvind Kejriwal, his government is monitoring the situation for 24 hours. He urged the people to reach the tent made by the state government by 6 pm on Monday. The state government has also issued a helpline number to help the people. Victims can call 011-22421656 and 011- 21210849 for any help.
He told that ten gates of Kalindi Kunj barrage were open till Sunday, as the water level of Yamuna will increase, other gates will also be opened after sitting review so that there will not be much impact of flood in Delhi.
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the people living on the banks of Yamuna to go to safe places. Addressing the press conference at the Delhi Secretariat on Monday, Kejriwal appealed to the people to leave the flood zone immediately.
2: 00 pm 205.14 (water level)
3: 00 pm 205.20 (water level)
4:00 pm 205. 28 (water level)
5:00 pm 205. 32 (water level)
6:00 pm 205. 36 (water level)
7:00 pm 205. 40 (water level)
8:00 am 205. 50 (water level)
Yamuna Danger mark is 205.33
Yamuna’s danger mark is 205.33 and now news is coming that the water level of Yamuna has crossed the danger mark at 6 pm. At the same time, CM Arvind Kejriwal said that people need not panic. Delhi government is making all necessary arrangements. But those who are living in flood area should come in government tents. 23160 people will be affected by it. The next two days are more dangerous, need to be taken care of. Munadi is also being provided.
Kejriwal said that 2120 tents have been installed for people at this time. All the forces are working together. He informed that helpline numbers 0112 2421656 and 0112 1210849 have been started for the people. There are 53 boats available for flood protection. These have been installed at 30 different places.
Due to increase in water level of Yamuna, people are being evacuated from Yamuna Khadar. At the same time, after increasing the water in Yamuna on Kalindi Kunj, the water has become clear, so people are coming here to bathe.
Eight lakh cusecs of water released on Sunday is fast reaching Delhi
Eight lakh cusecs of water released on Sunday from the Hathinikund barrage in Yamunanagar, Haryana is fast reaching Delhi. In such a situation, the danger of flooding in Delhi has started looming. The situation is expected to worsen in the next 24 hours, as the water level of Yamuna in Haryana is increasing rapidly. Meanwhile, the iron bridge has also been closed as a precaution.
Meanwhile, the Delhi government convened an emergency meeting to review the situation and discuss flood measures, in view of the flood situation by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi. The meeting will be chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal himself. All the concerned officials have been asked to be present in this meeting.
The water level at the Old Delhi Railway Bridge at 8 am was 204.56 meters, but at 9 o’clock it rose to 204.70. Yamuna has already crossed its warning message 204.50 meters. Officials are hoping that by Monday night Yamuna will cross its danger mark 205.33.
The Delhi government has already issued a flood warning for the National Capital Region on Sunday. Along with this, people living in low-lying areas have been asked to move to a safer place, as the water level of Yamuna river is expected to cross the danger mark on Monday. The officials gave information about this. The water level in the Yamuna river reached 203.37 meters on Sunday evening, officials said, adding that it is expected to rise to 207 meters by Monday as 8 lakh 28 thousand cusecs of water was released from Hathini Kund barrage in Haryana at 6 pm.
Yamuna rising, water level expected
8 lakh three thousand 960 cusecs of water has been released from the Hathini Kund barrage of Haryana in Yamuna in 14 hours on Sunday. Maximum eight lakh 43 thousand 397 cusecs of water has been released at five o’clock in the evening. This water will reach Delhi in 36 hours. In such a situation, there are chances of flooding in Yamuna when the water reaches Delhi. The water level of Yamuna in Delhi is currently 1.15 meters below the warning level (204.50 meters). However, in view of the prevailing situation, the Irrigation and Flood Control Department has issued a warning, because there may be water in the low lying area of Yamuna.
The water level in Yamuna in Haryana is 203.35 meters, which is below 1.98 meters from the danger mark (205.33). For this reason, more than six lakh cusecs of water is being released from Hathini Kund Barrage after 1 pm every hour. More than eight-eight lakh cusecs of water has been released at five and six in the evening. This water will reach Delhi on Tuesday. In such a situation, there is bound to be a boom in the Yamuna in Delhi. Therefore, the Department of Flood and Irrigation Control has become active.
District Collector of Eastern District Deepak Shinde on Sunday appealed to the people living in Khadar areas to vacate the area. Also asked people not to go along the river. Deepak Shinde said that the Department of Irrigation and Flood Control has created a control room in the office of the Eastern District Magistrate, Geeta Colony, which will work for 24 hours. Helpline number 011-22051234 has also been issued for emergency, anyone can get information related to water level. If a person is trapped in flood, he can call this number and get help. He said that the police have been instructed not to let anyone go around and around the Yamuna. The administration team is making money to evacuate Khadar areas. He said that there is no flood situation yet, but it may happen in the coming days.
People will stay in these relief camps
A meeting of officials of the Eastern District was held late Sunday evening. In this, the District Magistrate instructed all the SDMs to make the people living in their area safe. Reach Khadar areas early in the morning and evacuate people from there. On the instructions of the District Magistrate, relief camps started on Pushta Road at night.
If the Yamuna floods, thousands of people living in other Khadar areas including Osmanpur Purana village, Garhi Madu, Kashmiri Gate, Loha Wala Bridge, Gandhi Nagar, Geeta Colony, Kishan Kunj, Mayur Vihar will be affected. Arun Gupta, Additional District Magistrate of Eastern District, said that the areas of eastern district are affected the most, where five thousand people live in Khadar areas. For these relief camps are being set up at Mayur Vihar, Gandhi Nagar, NH-9 and other places, people living in the camp will also be given food from the administration.
People have been appealed to take necessary goods and evacuate the Khadar area. He told that ten gates of Kalindi Kunj barrage were open till Sunday, as the water level of Yamuna will increase, other gates will also be opened after sitting review so that there will not be much impact of flood in Delhi.
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