Chambal River flowing above danger mark in Morena hundreds of villages surrounded by water: The water released from the Kota barrage brought Chambal into his form. Chambal crossed the danger mark on the Rajghat bridge at around 3 pm on Friday-Saturday. At three o’clock on Saturday afternoon, the level of Chambal reached 2.5 meters above the danger mark.
The Chambal danger mark on the Rajghat bridge is 138 meters and the water level of Chambal was 140.50 meters. Due to the boom in Chambal, 89 villages from Sabalgarh to Porsa were converted into islands. The connectivity of these villages is cut off from the district headquarters. More or less the same situation is with Bhind, where Chambal is 1.10 meters above the danger mark. Here too, about 30 to 35 villages have become islands.
Water level has increased for the third time in 23 years
– In 1996, the water level of Chambal had increased and the water had gone out about 12 feet above the old Rajghat bridge. At that time too, flooding conditions had arisen in the villages along the banks of Chambal. Also, traffic was disrupted for five days.
– In 2006-07 also, Chambal water was discharged from about 2 feet above Rajghat bridge. Even at that time, flood-like conditions were created in the villages along the banks of Chambal in the district.
– In 2013 also Chambal water crossed the danger mark. However, in 2013, only a few villages were flooded. In the years that followed, there was not much water in Chambal. Now in 2019, Chambal has crossed the danger mark and reached the bridge.
Crops standing in 10 hectares of land Deteriorated
Chambal water has also filled the fields of Chambal shore. Kharif crop millet and other crops are standing in the fields. These crops have deteriorated due to floods. According to estimates, crops standing on more than 10 thousand hectares of land in the entire district have been damaged or will be damaged.
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