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Yamuna flowing above warning level; no flood threat says govt

Despite <g data-gr-id="12">Yamuna</g> flowing above the warning level, Delhi government on Tuesday said that there is no danger of flood and they are prepared to deal with the situation.

On Monday, <g data-gr-id="14">water</g> level of Yamuna at Old Yamuna Bridge crossed the warning level of 204.00 m as it was flowing at 204.26 m till 4 PM, which further went up to 204.68 m at night.

On Tuesday, officials recorded water level at 204.40 m, which is still above the warning level but below the danger mark of 204.83 m.

To take stock of the situation, Delhi’s Irrigation and Flood Control Minister 

Gopal Rai inspected the Old Yamuna iron bridge and other adjacent low-lying areas on Monday. 
According to the official, after the review of water level and flood situation in Delhi, he appealed to the residents to not feel panicked and reiterated that there is no danger of floods. 

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