The threat of flood is increasing in the national capital of India. 13433 cusecs of water has been released from Hathini Kund Barrage in Haryana at 8 am on Tuesday. This has seen an increase in the water level of the river Yamuna. The special thing is that the Yamuna river's water level has been recorded at 203.78 meters at Old Yamuna Bridge in Delhi. In such a situation, the risk of flooding has increased in the areas around the Yamuna river in Delhi.
In August last year, 1 lakh 43 thousand cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund barrage. After this, the water level of Yamuna river in the capital had increased. Due to the rise in the water level, the banks of the Yamuna were submerged in water. After releasing water from the Hathnikund barrage, the areas around the Yamuna river were flooded. At the same time, due to the rising water level of Yamuna, the danger of flooding in the lower areas had started looming. Due to this people settled on the banks of Yamuna had to leave their residence.
Let us know that earlier in August 2017, 94 thousand cusecs of water was released from the Hathnikund in the Yamuna river. After which the water level of Yamuna in the capital had crossed the warning mark (204.00 cm). Yamuna water reached the houses built around the old iron bridge as the level of Yamuna rose. As soon as the water level of the Yamuna rose, the Irrigation and Flood Control Department asked the people living in the areas around the Yamuna to evacuate and move to safer places. The official of the department had said that there was already information about the rise in water level of Yamuna, so people had already been warned to vacate the house through various means.