Yamuna Water Level in Mathura rises towards Danger Mark

Yamuna Water Level in Mathura rises towards Danger Mark

In the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the water level in Yamuna River is raising high towards danger mark due to a large amount of water discharge from a barrage, officially reports.

Ravindra Kumar, District Magistrate of Mathura report, “Today, Yamuna was flowing at the warning level and the rising trend of the river is continuing.”

On Saturday, more than 3 lacs cusec of rainwater got released from a barrage of Hathnikund, reports Mr. Kumar. He continued that the impact of such huge discharge would be effective on Wednesday or on Thursday and from Hathnikund water would reach to Mathura.

The sub-division magistrate was asked to resolve the issue. People stayed in the lower-lying area were requested to shift from the low area, if the rising continue trending, said he.

He continued that the flood water is expected to reach colonies of Vrindaban and Mathura’s flood zone. And if the flood water entered in their living zone, they are also asked to shift to flood outposts.

by Chandrani Sarkar on August 1, 2018

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