Delhi Flood Update: Water Level of Yamuna River Rising Again

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Delhi Flood Update 2023

Delhi Flood Update: The water level of Yamuna River in Delhi has been rising again. Due to heavy rains in some parts of Haryana.

Delhi Flood Update
Delhi Flood Update

Minister Atishi has urged people to stay in relief camps. He also said that not to go back to their homes until the water level drops below the danger mark. The water level is currently recorded at 205.84m at 1 pm and 206.1m is expected to be reached overnight.

Impact of Floods: Delhi Flood Update

The floods have caused severe damage in the national capital. Several flooded roads have been cleared and many offices reopened on Monday; however, commuters are still facing challenges due to partially or fully shut stretches. The water level of Yamuna breached the previous record of 207.49 meters last week and crossed 208 meters on July 12 and is still flowing above the danger mark of 205.33 meters.

Cases being Reported from Relief Camps: Delhi Flood Update

Health Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj said that cases of conjunctivitis and skin allergy are mostly being reported from relief camps set up in the wake of flooding in various parts of Delhi. East Delhi and northeast Delhi have largely been impacted due to the floods.

Impact in Other Parts of India

The South West monsoon has revived in Rajasthan and many places in the Hadauti region covering Baran, Jhalawar, Kota and Bundi received torrential rainfall on Sunday evening. In Madhya Pradesh, moderate thunderstorms with lightning are likely in parts of the state including Sagar, Vidisha & South Balaghat. In Himachal Pradesh, one person died and three others were injured in a cloudburst that struck Kais village near Kullu in Himachal Pradesh.

Resumption of Wazirabad Water Treatment Plant

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that engineers are working round the clock to resume full capacity of the Wazirabad Water Treatment plant. Which reopened a day ago after it was forced to close on account of floods a few days ago. The plant has the capacity of producing 134 million gallons per day (MGD) of treated water.

Delhi Flood Update
Delhi Flood Update

The floods have left many families devastated in Delhi. While the specter of water-borne diseases looms large, a lack of drinking water and food has emerged as the new threat. The government is making efforts to resume full capacity of the Wazirabad Water Treatment plant. And help people return to their normal lives.

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