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Delhi CM Kejriwal asks those on floodplains of Yamuna to leave

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

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

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

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.

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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.