Delhi: Yamuna crosses danger mark

Written by: Mamatha
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New Delhi, Aug 21: The Yamuna river water level has crossed the danger mark in the nation's capital New Delhi, posing a threat to many areas, an official said on Friday, Aug 20.

An alert has also been sounded among colonies in the low-lying areas of Delhi.

The water level has just crossed the danger level of 204.8 metres.

According to the official sources the level has increased to a centimetre above the danger mark, and is expected to rise further.

The flood and irrigation department said that Haryana on Thursday released 2.08 lakh cusecs of water, aggravating the situation after days of incessant rainfall caused the river water to rise

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