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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Yamuna river


More freshwater, fewer pollutants behind Yamuna’s new blue hues

April 07, 2020 11:45 am

Jal Board officials told The Indian Express that throughout March and so far in April, a significant amount of water has been consistently released into the river after the Wazirabad Barrage, as states through which the Yamuna passes saw good rainfall last month.

At Haryana village, farmers in a fix as Yamuna river submerges fields

August 23, 2019 8:26 am

While there are no official figures yet on how many villages are affected, an official from the Sonipat revenue department said crop losses due to flooding will be estimated by Monday

‘The first thing I grabbed as the Yamuna rose...’

August 23, 2019 3:05 am

23,000 people have been evacuated since the river crossed the danger mark. The Indian Express spoke to some of them about what they made sure to take from home.

Delhi: As water rises, family of 4 finds safety atop a tree

August 22, 2019 7:52 am

Over 16,000 people living on the floodplains and low-lying areas have been evacuated so far. As per an official estimate, over 23,000 people reside in areas that have been flooded.

Weather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: Death toll in Kerala reaches 125, heavy rain to lash Odisha

August 22, 2019 9:34 am

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Moderate to heavy showers are forecast in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, as per the IMD bulletin.

Delhi CM Kejriwal asks those on floodplains of Yamuna to leave

August 20, 2019 1:52 am

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to everyone living on the floodplains to evacuate the area and move to tents set up across the city.

Arvind Kejriwal says Yamuna to breach danger mark this evening, urges people to move to safer places

August 19, 2019 5:02 pm

Arvind Kejriwal said Haryana has released a record 8.28 lakh cusecs water in the Yamuna on Sunday. The river is likely to breach danger mark at 207.32 metres by Monday evening.

Delhi: At thousands of homes along the Yamuna, no option but to wait for the water to rise

June 27, 2019 7:00 am

Living on the floodplains in Sonia Vihar comes with the risk, or in this case, near guarantee, of relocation. Devi has lived in the floodplains for four years, and has been temporarily relocated every year.

Delhi: Absence of sewer lines in 1,500 unauthorised colonies major reason of pollution in Yamuna

November 25, 2018 3:15 pm

A committee overseeing the cleaning of the river has directed authorities to come up with a plan for preventing pollution from these sources and for proper disposal of faecal sludge and other wastes.

Swimming amid rapid current, four students drown in Yamuna

August 06, 2018 3:12 am

“Local police, the fire brigade, a disaster management team with nine divers, and a motor boat reached the spot to carry out search and rescue operations,” said a senior police officer.


Flooded Yamuna displaces around 14,000 in Delhi

August 03, 2018 1:11 pm

Close to 14,000 Delhi residents had to be moved out of their homes due to flooding in the Yamuna river. The water levels have since reduced.