Delhi flood warning: Yamuna water levels could rise above hazardous levels

Flood and irrigation department issues flood warning as water levels in Yamuna expected to increase above risk level . In August, a similar flood warning was issued .

NEW DELHI (New Delhi) — On Sunday, the flood and irrigation department issued a flood warning as water levels in the Yamuna were expected to increase above the risk level.In August, a similar flood warning was issued.Water levels at the Old Railway Bridge on Sunday afternoon increased to 204.09 meters, according to officials.The danger level is determined by the discharge of more than 22,996 cusecs of water from the Hathnikund Barrage in Haryana's neighbouring state.

By 10 p.m. on Sunday night, the temperature was forecast to reach 204.55 meters and increase even higher.The Nodal Officer for flood protection in the region, East Delhi district magistrate, has requested that people living inside the embankments be educated.Many residents in the floodplains were evacuated in August due to the increase in the river's water levels.If a similar scenario arises, announcements will be made along the Yamuna bank, advising people of the rising water levels.

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