Sunday, February 25th, 2024

Delhi Weather Forecast: Himachal’s water orgy, Yamuna in spate, how much danger is Delhi standing in?


New Delhi: Torrential rains in Delhi-NCR for the last two days have worsened the situation in hilly to plain states. The rivers have taken a formidable form and are causing huge destruction in the hilly states. At the same time, the water level in Haryana’s Hathinikund barrage has crossed 3 lakh cusecs. About 2.79 cusecs of water has been released into the Yamuna from the barrage at 8 am. The situation may worsen as soon as this water reaches Delhi. The Delhi government said that by Tuesday morning, the Yamuna will cross the danger mark in Delhi. The danger mark near the iron bridge is close to 204.50 metres. If the water goes above this then it is considered above the danger mark.

After continuous rains for the last 48 hours, the Delhi government has also become active. CM Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting at Sachiwal this afternoon regarding the incessant rains in the capital and the situation arising out of it. Delhi ministers Saurabh Bhardwaj and Atishi will also attend the meeting. The issue of rising water level in Yamuna will also be discussed in this meeting. The continuous rains in Delhi-NCR for the last 48 hours have completely jammed the capital. There is a view of water everywhere. Here, the water being released from Hathinikund barrage is increasing the danger. In Delhi in 1978 and 2010 Yamuna water created a lot of havoc

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Yamuna created havoc in Delhi in 1978

In 1978, there was severe flood in the capital Delhi. Many low-lying areas were submerged in water. Lakhs of people had to leave their homes and times. Flood water had entered thousands of houses. Hundreds of acres of crops in the fields were damaged. There was extensive damage to life and property. In 1978, the water level of the Yamuna reached 207.49 meters near the iron bridge. After this, the water level of Yamuna reached 207.11 meters in 2010 and 207.32 meters in 2013. Even during that time the low lying areas were submerged in water. In 1978, up to half of people’s houses in residential areas were submerged in water. Boats were plying on the roads. This year also flood like situation had arisen in Noida.

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Bad conditions happened in 2010 as well

In 2010, when the water level of Yamuna reached 207.11, many areas were inundated. There was a lot of damage to properties. Many low-lying areas were submerged for many days. In 2010, the water level in Yamuna was very high. This year also many areas of Delhi were submerged. However, one good thing happened that the Yamuna of Delhi, dirty for years, was cleaned by the flood water.

This is how the danger mark is fixed in Yamuna

The old iron bridge is the standard of the danger sign across the river Yamuna in Delhi. The warning level in Yamuna is 204.50 metres. The danger mark is 205.33 metres.

Know the danger mark of Yamuna in Delhi

Know the danger mark of Yamuna in Delhi

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Delhi government took charge

Delhi minister Atishi said that as of now, the water level in Yamuna will cross the danger mark by tomorrow morning. “We are monitoring the situation, if the rains continue, the water near the old bridge in Yamuna will be above the danger mark by tomorrow,” he/she said. he/she told that more than 100 boats have been put on alert. The situation is being closely monitored.

The Delhi government is evacuating people living in the lower reaches of the Yamuna. Atishi said that the boat has been used to evacuate people from low-lying areas. Food and drink arrangements are being made for those who have been evacuated from the low-lying areas.

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