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Yamuna river crosses danger mark: Officials

PTI | Updated on: 25 Sep 2018, 07:39:25 PM
Yamuna river crosses danger mark: Officials (File Photo- Twitter/@hrawat19)

New Delhi:

The Yamuna river on Tuesday crossed the danger mark and is currently flowing at 205.24 metres, officials said, warning that the level is expected to further increase.

Around 11,19,430 cusecs of water was discharged from Hathani Kund Barrage till 2 PM, the officials said.

The water level is expected to further increase and an alert has been sounded by the authorities, they added.

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The danger mark of the Yamuna river is 204.83 metres.

Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash reviewed flood situation in the Yamuna floodplains and ordered erection of tents and distribution of food among those affected, the officials said.

The discharge from Old Railway Bridge water level at 5 PM was recorded at 205.24 metres.

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First Published : 25 Sep 2018, 07:39:09 PM