Light to moderate rainfall occurred at isolated places over the state while the Ganga and Yamuna continued to be in spate in some parts of Uttar Pradesh.
Due to water level increase in the upper catchment areas of the river, the Ganges today touched the extreme danger level mark in Malda district.
Eleven persons were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes even rains in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours drove several rivers above the danger mark.
Many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday received rain or thundershowers over the past 24 hours even as some rivers remained close to the danger mark at some places.
Many parts of UP received rain or thundershowers over the past 24 hours even as some rivers remained close to the danger mark at some places.
Around 27 villages of Gujarat`s Narmada and Bharuch districts have been put on alert after Narmada crossed danger mark.
Water levels continued to rise in major rivers including Mahanadi following heavy rains in the catchment areas and release of surplus water from various reservoirs in Odisha on Sunday.
The water level came down to 204.66 metres somewhat below the danger mark of 204.83 metres early Saturday.
Rivers Yamuna, Sharda and Ghaghra are
on Thursday flowing near danger mark at some places in the state,
official sources said here.
Yamuna continued to flow over the danger mark in this Taj city Tuesday morning, but authorities are hopeful that it would soon start to recede.
The water of the Yamuna river receded Thursday but the river is still flowing above the danger mark.
Haryana released 7.44 lac cusecs of water into Yamuna, the highest in a single day in the past 60-yrs.
For the first time in the last one week, water level in the Yamuna river came below the danger mark on Friday.
Alarm bells rang in Delhi tonight
as Yamuna rose a metre over the danger mark with a looming
threat of flooding low-lying areas, prompting the city
government to go on an overdrive to evacuate people to safer
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.
Heavy rains continued to lash Delhi, inflating the Yamuna river and forcing evacuation.
The rain-swollen Yamuna river crossed the danger mark Sunday, increasing the risk of floods in the low-lying areas along its banks, an official said.
The Yamuna, for the first time
in the season, crossed the danger level today due to incessant
rains and release of water into the river by Haryana, swamping
low-lying areas of the national capital.
The authorities on Thursday sounded a high alert in view of reports that the water level in Yamuna River is expected to cross the danger mark due to the continuous rains.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai