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Delhi: Water Level in Yamuna Above Danger Mark, People in Low-Lying Areas Evacuated

Close to 14,000 people living in low-lying areas along the Yamuna in Delhi have been evacuated as the river is flowing above the danger mark. The water level is rising due to heavy rain in north India and discharge of water from Hathni Kund Barrage in Haryana.

August 20, 2019

Water level in Yamuna river rises after the release of water from Hathnikund Barrage, in New Delhi.

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

Yamuna river floods a locality along its banks, following the release of water from the Hathinikund Barrage, in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

A flooded locality along the banks of Yamuna river after rise in its water level following release of water from the Hathinikund Barrage, in New Delhi.

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

People wades through water logged road due to overflow of swollen River Yamuna after rise in its water level following release of water from the Hathinikund Barrage, in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

Flood affected residents of a low lying area on the banks of the River Yamuna move to a safer place, in New Delhi.

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

A flooded locality along the banks of Yamuna river after rise in its water level following release of water from the Hathinikund Barrage, in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

A man walks on the Old Yamuna Bridge, which has been closed for traffic due to rise in the water level of the Yamuna river, in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

Residents busy doing everyday chores in a flooded locality along the banks of Yamuna river after rise in its water level following release of water from the Hathinikund Barrage, in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

A view of the swollen Yamuna river after rise in its water level following release of water from the Hathinikund Barrage, in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh Kumar Pandey

A woman transfers her belongings to a makeshift raft in the swollen Yamuna river following release of water from Hathni Kund barrage near Nigam Bodh ghat in New Delhi.

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