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

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

“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.


Delhi: Rain 10% above normal in July, more than last year

While the Upper Yamuna basin received 337 mm of rain, which is normal for this time of the year, the middle Yamuna basin received 315 mm rain, which is 34 per cent more than normal.

Yamuna level still above danger mark, evacuation operations underway

Anticipating that the water may surround some localities, over three dozen families from Dhani Asadpur in the area were shifted to safer places. In Yamunanagar, more than 30 villages were put on alert following rise in water level.

Rise in Yamuna level: Khattar holds meet with senior officials

The CM sought information on the water level from the Deputy Commissioners of Yamunanagar, Karnal, Panipat, Sonepat and Palwal and other officers through video-conferencing, and reviewed the arrangements made by them.

Delhi: Families displaced by rising river say not enough tents, toilets

As of 5 pm on Sunday, the water level was at 205.5 metres — higher than the danger level of 204.83 metres and the highest since 2013. With 6 lakh cusecs of water being released by Haryana on Saturday, the level is likely to rise to 206.6 metres.


Yamuna crosses danger mark, Delhi witnesses scattered rainfall

Delhi witnessed scattered and intermittent showers in the day, after heavy showers a day before. People in the national capital woke up to a cool morning, with the minimum temperature settling at 25.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal.

Haryana to Supreme Court: Will maintain status quo on Yamuna water

The court was hearing a plea by Delhi Jal Board (DJB), which contended that Haryana was supplying 330 cusecs of water a day instead of 450 cusecs. 

Will maintain status quo on Yamuna supply till May 21: Haryana to SC

The court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB, which has alleged that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the national capital, leading to a grave water crisis.

Haryana will supply its water share till May: Delhi Jal Board

According to DJB, Haryana is supposed to provide close to 1,170 cusecs of water, failing which treated water production and supply suffer.

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Flooded Yamuna displaces around 14,000 in Delhi

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.