Evacuation alert declared in areas abutting Yamuna as water flows much above danger mark

Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST
  • "People living in low-lying areas near the riverbanks are being evacuated and shifted to higher grounds. Arrangements have been made for their stay at government schools and night shelters in nearby areas," East Delhi District Magistrate Anil Banka said.
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People residing in low-lying areas near the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi are being relocated to higher grounds as the water mark has reached much above the danger mark of 205.33 metres.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

People residing in low-lying areas near the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi are being relocated to higher grounds as the water mark has reached much above the danger mark of 205.33 metres.(PTI)

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East Delhi District Magistrate Anil Banka said the evacuation alert was issued Tuesday morning after the water level crosses the 206-metre mark.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

East Delhi District Magistrate Anil Banka said the evacuation alert was issued Tuesday morning after the water level crosses the 206-metre mark.(PTI)

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Announcements are being made to caution people about a further increase in the water level, Anil Banka said.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

Announcements are being made to caution people about a further increase in the water level, Anil Banka said.(PTI)

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The low-lying areas near the river in Delhi, which is home to around 37,000 people, are considered vulnerable to flooding.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

The low-lying areas near the river in Delhi, which is home to around 37,000 people, are considered vulnerable to flooding.(PTI)

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This is the second time within two months that the authorities are evacuating the people living in the river floodplains due to flooding in the low-lying areas.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

This is the second time within two months that the authorities are evacuating the people living in the river floodplains due to flooding in the low-lying areas.(PTI)

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The Yamuna had breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres on August 12, following which around 7,000 people were evacuated from the low-lying areas near the riverbanks.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

The Yamuna had breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres on August 12, following which around 7,000 people were evacuated from the low-lying areas near the riverbanks.(PTI)

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The Delhi flood control room said the water level at the Old Delhi Railway Bridge crossed the evacuation level of 206 metres at 5.45 am on Tuesday. The river swelled to 206.16 metres by 8 am.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

The Delhi flood control room said the water level at the Old Delhi Railway Bridge crossed the evacuation level of 206 metres at 5.45 am on Tuesday. The river swelled to 206.16 metres by 8 am.(PTI)

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It predicted that the water level may increase to 206.5 metres between 3 pm and 5 pm.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

It predicted that the water level may increase to 206.5 metres between 3 pm and 5 pm.(PTI)

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The authorities reported a discharge rate of around 96,000 cusecs at 7 am from the Hathnikund barrage in Haryana.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

The authorities reported a discharge rate of around 96,000 cusecs at 7 am from the Hathnikund barrage in Haryana.(PTI)

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Incessant rains have battered parts of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and north Uttar Pradesh over the last few days. Delhi also recorded a four-day long rain spell starting September 21.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 PM IST

Incessant rains have battered parts of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and north Uttar Pradesh over the last few days. Delhi also recorded a four-day long rain spell starting September 21.(PTI)

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