Water level of Ganga, Yamuna rivers rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 15:34

Ghaziabad: Water level of the Ganga and
Yamuna rivers is on the rise following heavy rains in the area
but authorities have ruled out any possible flood threat in
Ghaziabad.
Level of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna are rising in
Garhmukteshwar and Loni respectively, said District Magistrate
Shashi Bhushan Kumar, adding that presently there is no danger
as water is flowing much below the danger mark at Alipur
barrage on Yamuna river in Loni area.
He added that administration has taken all necessary
steps to cope with the situation and the concerned flood
department has been instructed to keep a vigil on the
situation.

People living along the banks of the Hindon river in
Ghaziabad city area have also been asked to remain alert,
he said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 15:34

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