Flood alert sounded in 10 western districts of UP

A flood alert has been sounded in ten districts of western Uttar Pradesh with swelling of Yamuna while water level in Ganga was also rising at many places.

Muzaffarnagar: A flood alert has been
sounded in ten districts of western Uttar Pradesh with
swelling of Yamuna while water level in Ganga was also rising
at many places.

Deputy Secretary of the Revenue Department Raj Raten
said that the flood alert has been issued in Muzaffarnagar,
Saharanpur, Baghpat, Meerut, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh
Nagar, Hathras and Mathura districts.

According to Central Water Commission (CWC), Ganga is
rising in Ballia, whereas Ramganga is rising in Moradabad and
Bareilly.

River Yamuna is also rising in Etawah while river
Sharda is rising in Paliakalan in Kheri, it said.

Ghagra is also rising in Elgin Bridge (Barabanki)
Katarniyaghat in Bahraich and Ayodhya respectively.
Rapti was on the rise in Balrampur, it said.

PTI

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