News Desk Amar Ujala, Agra Published by: Mukesh Kumar Updated Fri, 06 Aug 2021 11:03 AM IST
The rise of Yamuna has stopped in Agra. On Thursday, the water level of the river dropped by one foot. The water level is also receding on Friday. On the other hand, water reached the temples of Bateshwar and Kachora Ghat. Fields are submerged in villages situated at the foothills of Yamuna, but no damage has been reported. According to the flood control room located at Pratappura, the water level of Yamuna at the water works was 491 feet at 4 pm on Thursday. On Wednesday it reached 492 feet. The water level has dropped by one foot in the last 24 hours.
Flood control in-charge Udal Singh said that now the water level in Yamuna will not rise. The low flood level is 495 feet. On Thursday, 32,980 cusecs of water was released into Yamuna from Gokul barrage in Mathura towards Agra. There is a discharge of 21,222 cusecs in Yamuna from Okhla barrage. The discharge from the Tajewala (Hathnikund) barrage in Haryana has also reduced. There is a discharge of 6,680 cusecs here.
( News Source – Amar Ujala )
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