Flood situation due to the rise of the Ganga water level in Kasganj

Newsroom, Amar Ujala, Kasganj

Published by: Mukesh Kumar
Updated Fri July 23, 2021 12:42 AM IST

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The water level of the Ganges rises rapidly due to the rain falling on the mountains. For this reason, there is a risk of flooding on the levels.

Ganga flows in high tide in Kasganj
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The water released from the barrages created a flood situation in the Ganga River. In the Kasganj district, the water level in the Ganges has risen by 40 cm in the last 24 hours. The threat of flooding has heightened concerns among coastal villagers. At the same time, officials from the administration and the irrigation department have intensified monitoring through warnings. The teams from the irrigation department are reaching the coastal areas and doing their best to prevent flooding.The rain in the mountains and plains increases the water pressure on the barrage. This water from the barrages is channeled through the Ganges. There was normal high water in the Ganges on Wednesday, then low water on Thursday after the water level rose.

In view of the threat of flooding, the irrigation department continuously monitors. While no threat of any kind has been identified, villagers in the coastal areas are very concerned about the flooding. The Department of Irrigation claims that there are full precautions in place to deal with the flooding.

Officers will serve in different shifts

After the rise of the water level in the Ganges, the administration of the Ministry of Irrigation seriously instructed the officials to do their duty according to the shift. All assistant engineers are under supervision. At the same time, all junior engineers will be out and about in their respective areas and irrigation managers will perform different tasks day and night.so much water left
– 105692 Cusec water was released from Haridwar.
– 73678 Cusec waters were released from the Bijnor dam.
– 111990 Cusec water was released from the Narora dam.
– The water level of Kachla Ganga reached the mark of 163.60 meters.

Arun Kumar, chief engineer of the irrigation department, said water will be discharged into the Ganges after the water at the barrages increases. On Thursday there was a low flood in the Ganges. The water level should drop slightly in the coming days. Irrigation Department officials are monitoring the situation.

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The water released from the barrages created a flood situation in the Ganga River. In the Kasganj district, the water level in the Ganges has risen by 40 cm in the last 24 hours. The threat of flooding has heightened concerns among coastal villagers. At the same time, officials from the administration and the irrigation department have intensified monitoring through warnings. The teams from the irrigation department are reaching the coastal areas and doing their best to prevent flooding.

The rain in the mountains and plains increases the water pressure on the barrage. This water from the barrages is channeled through the Ganges. There was normal high water in the Ganges on Wednesday, then low water on Thursday after the water level rose.

In view of the threat of flooding, the irrigation department continuously monitors. While no threat of any kind has been identified, villagers in the coastal areas are very concerned about the flooding. The Department of Irrigation claims that there are full precautions in place to deal with the flooding.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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