Delhi Alert! Yamuna flowing above danger mark
The Yamuna River is still flowing above the danger mark as a result of incessant rain that has recently battered the Delhi NCR region. The river has reached the 206.59-metre mark at 7 am today, the danger mark is 205.33.
Notably, Yamuna has crossed the danger mark after continuous downpour in Delhi for three consecutive days; the river crossed its danger mark on Tuesday after reaching 206.30 meters.
On Tuesday, Owing to the danger caused by the rise in water level, the northern railways suspended the rail traffic over the old Yamuna Bridge from 4:00 pm (on Tuesday). Consequently, a number of short-terminated and short-originated trains were also cancelled or diverted by the northern railways.
Meanwhile, due to incessant rains in the national capital, many roads have been affected by waterlogging, uprooting of trees and potholes.
However, the India Meteorological Department in its Delhi forecast for the next seven days predicted partly cloudy sky till October 3 and generally cloudy sky with little rain on October 4.