May 18, 2024

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Weather Forecast Alert: Tension rises from Ganga-Yamuna water level, heavy rain alert in 12 states today

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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in central and north India in the next four days. Here, the rising water level of the Ganges river in Bihar and Yamuna in Delhi has increased the tension.

Half of India is suffering from heavy rains and floods. Rivers are in spate in Bihar, UP, Gujarat, Odisha and Jammu and Kashmir. At the same time, many routes have been closed due to landslides in the hilly areas. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in central and north India in the next 3 days. According to the department, heavy rain may occur in remote areas of Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Gujarat and Goa on Friday i.e. today. 

Ganga increased tension in
Bihar, water receding in UP, 83.62 lakh people have been affected in the state due to flooding and flooding in many places of Ganga river in Bihar. However, officials said that there was some improvement in the flood situation in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The number of flood affected districts of the state has come down from 19 to 17. 

recorded a drop in temperature due to cloud cover on Thursday near the danger mark . By the same evening, there was rain in many parts of Delhi. The water level of Yamuna river in Delhi increased slightly on Thursday morning and the river is now flowing close to the danger mark. An official of the Irrigation and Flood Control Room said that at 6 pm on Wednesday, the water level of the river was recorded at 203.68 meters on the old railway bridge, which increased to 203.77 on Thursday morning. 

Alert in Madhya Pradesh
Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has warned on Thursday that the four districts of East Madhya Pradesh Balaghat, Tikamgarh, Damoh and Sagar may receive very heavy rains in the next 24 hours. According to the bulletin of the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of heavy rain along with thunderstorms in these four districts till Friday morning. 

Floods in Odisha Floods in
Odisha have created a furore. Ganguti river is in spate. There are situations like flooding in the areas around the river. The area is raining continuously, the situation is worst in Bhadrak district. The situation is not good in Bhubaneswar and Jajpur also. NDRF and state relief teams have so far evacuated 7 thousand people from these districts. 

The water level in the Baitarani river is increasing rapidly due to continuous rains. People’s difficulties have increased in Jajpur. Crocodiles are also seen in Jajpur due to floods in villages, people are in panic due to this. Lower areas of the state have been submerged due to rain, road connectivity has been lost. 

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