Shamli News: On Yamuna Spate, villagers fear flood risk

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The water level in the Yamuna River has risen again. At the same time, there is a risk of flooding in many villages due to the rise in the water level in the river.

The water level in the Yamuna River has risen.
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30,061,000 Cusec waters were released from the Hathini Kund dam into the Yamuna River at 8 a.m. on Friday. At the same time, two days ago, 1.59 lakh Kusec water was released from the Hathini Kund dam. According to this, the water level at the Yamuna Bridge in Kairana was 230.40 meters, while the danger warning point at the Yamuna Bridge was 231 meters. The risk of flooding was registered at 231.50 meters.Please note that the risk of flooding is not over yet. The irrigation department and the county government monitor the water discharged into the Yamuna. From the released water it appears that the water level of Yamuna will continue to rise for the next 12 hours. Yamuna’s water level rose 2.5 meters on Friday after 1 lakh 59,000 Kusec of water was released from the Hathini Kund Dam two days ago.

Hundreds of bighas of the harvest drowned
Hundreds of bighas of the harvest were flooded in Bhadi-Salhapur in the Chausana region after the water from the Hathini Kund Dam was released into the Yamuna River. The water of the Yamuna River broke the embankments and entered the fields. Villagers are at risk of flooding due to the steady rise in the Yamuna water table.

The water level of Yamuna rises continuously due to the two days of rainfall in the hills and plains. According to the villagers, Laxmi Pura, Bhadi, Mustafabad, Bharatpuri, Sundernagar, Udpur, Sakuti, Mangalora, Nainangala and Salhapur are on the banks of the Yamuna River in the Chausana area. Due to the rising water level, there is an atmosphere of panic in all the villages. Sakir, Sundar, Nasir, Ayyub, Rakesh, Rajkumar, Ramkumar, Naseem, Ilyas etc. of the villages on the banks of Yamuna say that many of their bigha crops perished due to the arrival of the Yamuna water.

Sugar cane cultivation in Salhapur and Bhadi has suffered badly. According to the villagers, around 200-300 bighas of the sugar cane harvest were damaged. Due to the amount of water released in Yamuna of 1.60 lakh Kusec a day ago, Yamuna has reached its peak. At 5 p.m. on Thursday evening, the water level in Yamuna in Kairana had reached 230.4 meters. Wools SDM Wool Mani Arora, Tehsildar of Kairana, Rajkumar Bharti said it was alerted to the rising water levels of Yamuna.At the same time, the Hathnikund barrage operator Sonu said the water pressure at the Hathnikund barrage decreased on Thursday. In Yamuna there were 93,000 299 Cusecs of water at 8 a.m., 73,000 994 Cusecs of water at 12 noon, and 26,000 846 Cusecs of water at 5 p.m.

PAC divers deployed with motorboat on the Yamuna River
In view of the potential for flooding in Yamuna, PAC divers were deployed along with motor boats on the Yamuna River. HCP Jaiveer of 44th Corps Meerut PAC, who was on duty on the Yamuna shore, said he had 12 PAC divers with him. There are also motorized motor boats and life-saving equipment. He is on duty on the Yamuna River for 24 hours. In addition, the administration has instructed all four flood protection posts, districts and Lekhpals to be on alert.

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30,061,000 Cusec waters were released from the Hathini Kund dam into the Yamuna River at 8 a.m. on Friday. At the same time, two days ago, 1.59 lakh Kusec water was released from the Hathini Kund dam. According to this, the water level at the Yamuna Bridge in Kairana was 230.40 meters, while the danger warning point at the Yamuna Bridge was 231 meters. The risk of flooding was registered at 231.50 meters.

Please note that the risk of flooding is not over yet. The irrigation department and the county government monitor the water discharged into the Yamuna. From the released water it appears that the water level of Yamuna will continue to rise for the next 12 hours. Yamuna’s water level rose 2.5 meters on Friday after 1 lakh 59,000 Kusec of water was released from the Hathini Kund Dam two days ago.

Hundreds of bighas of the harvest drowned

Hundreds of bighas of the harvest were flooded in Bhadi-Salhapur in the Chausana region after the water from the Hathini Kund Dam was released into the Yamuna River. The water of the Yamuna River broke the embankments and entered the fields. Villagers are at risk of flooding due to the steady rise in the Yamuna water table.

The water level of Yamuna rises continuously due to the two days of rainfall in the hills and plains. According to the villagers, Laxmi Pura, Bhadi, Mustafabad, Bharatpuri, Sundernagar, Udpur, Sakuti, Mangalora, Nainangala and Salhapur are on the banks of the Yamuna River in the Chausana area. Due to the rising water level, there is an atmosphere of panic in all the villages. Sakir, Sundar, Nasir, Ayyub, Rakesh, Rajkumar, Ramkumar, Naseem, Ilyas etc. of the villages on the banks of Yamuna say that many of their bigha crops perished due to the arrival of the Yamuna water.

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