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Yamuna receding but still above danger mark

With no rains in the past two days, the water level in Yamuna receded on Sunday but the river continued to flow above danger level at 205.32 metres as Haryana released another 32,000 cusecs of water.



New Delhi: With no rains in the past two
days, the water level in Yamuna receded on Sunday but the river
continued to flow above danger level at 205.32 metres as
Haryana released another 32,000 cusecs of water.

The water level came down to 205.32 m from yesterday`s
205.96 m. The danger mark of 204.83 metres was crossed on
August 21, officials from Flood Control Department said.

Haryana has released nearly 32,000 cusecs of water into
the river today.

Authorities have so far evacuated nearly 2,000 people
from low-lying areas along the river and set up 169 relief
camps to provide shelter to them.

The city government has already deployed 57 boats, 68
divers and a unit of Disaster Management Force.

PTI

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