Yamuna River

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Delhi Yamuna River Crosses Danger Mark, Evacuation Process Underway

Authorities in Delhi started evacuating people living in the low-lying areas near the Yamuna banks, as the water level in the river rose to 206.18 metres, much above the danger mark of 205.33 metres.  The concerned officials started the evacuation on September 27, amid the danger mark, the highest this year so far. East Delhi District Magistrate Anil Banka is conducting the evacuation process and alerted people.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 04:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Yamuna River, Danger Mark, evacuation, District Management, alert

Harimpur floods

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Water Levels In Yamuna & Betwa Rivers Increase; 3000 Residents Relocated To Shelter Camps

Water levels of Yamuna and Betwa rivers in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district have surged, creating a flood-like condition. Hamirpur is located between Yamuna and Betwa rivers. Hamirpur DM Chandra Bhushan stated, "Our workers are present in 20 villages as 8,000 to 9,000 people have been affected by flood and they have been shifted to higher altitude. The rest 3,000 people have been shifted to the shelter campus arranged by us." 

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 07:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Yamuna River, rising water level, Betwa river, shelter camps, residents

Courtesy: Zee news

Yamuna River

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Yamuna River Water Level Crosses Danger Mark, Delhi Authority Issues Alert

The concerned authority in Delhi issued an alert after the water level of the Yamuna river breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres. The major cause is due to the heavy rain in upper catchment areas, prompting authorities to chalk out a strategy to evacuate people from low-lying areas. Furthermore, the Delhi flood control room said the water level reached 205.38 metres. Rescue force and boats are on stand-by.

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 08:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Yamuna River, Danger Mark, alert, water level, Rain Flood


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Flood Alert Issued In Delhi, Yamuna Water Level To Cross Danger Mark Due To Heavy Rains

Following significant rain in higher catchment regions, Yamuna is flowing dangerously near to the alert level of 204.5 meters in Delhi, and its water level is expected to break the danger threshold on August 13 morning, according to officials. On August 11, the Delhi flood control room issued a warning. The discharge rate from the Yamuna Nagar-located Hathnikund Barrage has exceeded 1 lakh cusecs, prompting a flood warning in Delhi.

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 01:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Flood, Delhi, warning, Yamuna River, danger level

Courtesy: Zee news

Delhi Rains

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Heavy Rains In Delhi; Water Level Nears Danger Mark In Yamuna

Heavy rainfall in Delhi has caused waterlogging in many areas with the Yamuna river's water level inching closer to the danger mark. Locals living near Naini Lake are equally concerned about the rising water levels. The IMD has predicted thunderstorms and moderate to heavy rains in Delhi and its surrounding areas. Reportedly, "a portion of the road near the IIT-Delhi flyover caved in on July 31 as well".

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 12:29 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Delhi, heavy rains, waterlogging, IMD, Yamuna River

Courtesy: NDTV

Yamuna River

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Fishing In Yamuna River Suspended Due To Excessive Pollution

The Delhi government has prohibited fishing in certain parts of the Yamuna river, citing excessive pollution levels in the river. However, experts believe that soaps and detergents are the major pollutants. Several images of the white toxic foam floating over the river have become viral over social media. Meanwhile, fishing has been restricted at the Hindon Canal, Ghazipur, and Shadipur drain areas including several locations of the river… read-more

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 08:30 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Yamuna, Yamuna River, Water pollution, Delhi Government

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Yamuna river

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Delhi Govt Bans Soaps, Detergent To Prevent Yamuna River Pollution

In an attempt to curb Yamuna river's pollution, the Delhi govt has initiated a ban over soaps and detergents if the latest guidelines of BIS not followed. However, the decision comes in the wake of saving Yamuna river from pollution as toxic foam used by Industries, dhobi ghats and households. Besides, the detergent and soap manufacturers will now have to disclose the ingredients used in their products.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 07:51 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Detergent, soap, Yamuna River, Water pollution

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Hamirpur Police pointing to floating bodies in Yamuna

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UP: Dozens Bodies Float In Yamuna; Locals Allege Govt Hiding COVID Deaths

Panic surfaced in UP's Hamirpur district after dozens of bodies were seen floating in the Yamuna River on May 10. Many locals alleged it as the government's attempt to hide the official COVID death numbers. However, Hamirpur’s Assistant Superintendent of Police Anoop Kumar Singh said the locals were disposing the bodies in the sacred river instead of cremating them owing to religious sentiments and COVID fears.

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, Uttar Pradesh, Covid-19, Yamuna River, Hamirpur, Kanpur

Courtesy: India Today

Polluted River Yamuna

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SC Hands Notice To Haryana Govt Over Excess Ammonia Release In Yamuna

The Supreme Court on January 13 issued a notice to Haryana Government over the pollution in the Yamuna River. Reportedly, the notice was issued after taking suo-moto cognizance of the Delhi Jal Board that alleged Haryana over releasing high ammonia polluted water. Besides, the SC bench has ordered Haryana to release the status of sewage treatment plants in Haryana. The 3-judge bench led by CJI Bobde scheduled the next hearing to January 19.… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Supreme Court, Yamuna River, Delhi Jal Board, Haryana Government