Flood paralyzes North India, Delhi on alert

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New Delhi, Sep 9: The heavy rain lashed and paralyzed the normal life in Northern part of India. The major rivers swelled dangerously causing flood in several areas.

Six lakh cusecs of water has been released from the Hatnikund barrage in the Yamuna, further upstream in Haryana, likely to make Yamuna overflow causing floods.

The excess water releasing already had damaged a portion of the Ambala-Saharanpur national highway and flooded 20 villages in the Yamunanagar area of Haryana.

High flood alert has already been issued in New Delhi and the low lying area as the water is expected to reach the capital by the late evening on Sep 9.

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