The state assembly's winter session started on Tuesday, when the House paid respects to the recently deceased BJP MLA Ashutosh Tandon and other previous members before adjourning for the day
As the water level in the Hindon River rose on Saturday, water entered houses located nearby.
The police reached the spot on Saturday and issued an alert regarding the situation. “From Chhijarsi to Ecotech, water entered the houses in three low-lying areas. Poeple were evacuated from the houses. However, the river has not crossed the danger mark anywhere yet”, said Suresh Rao A. Kulkarni, Additional Police Commissioner.
Adding further, Kulkarni said, “Taking precautions, police teams have been deployed at places. People were made to stay at nearby schools and ‘Barat’ houses. Proper arrangements have been made for them. We are keeping an eye on the water level”.
The Hindon River is a tributary of the Yamuna River.
Notably, the water level in the Yamuna River at Old Railway Bridge in the national capital continued to stay above the danger mark as it was recorded at 205.48 meters at 10:00 pm on Friday.
After days of receding, the Yamuna water level in the national capital once again crossed the danger mark of 205.33 meters on Friday evening.
The hourly water discharge from Hathni Kund Barrage which had gone up to the extent of approximately 3,60,000 cusecs on July 11 is now flowing at 29,973 cusecs as recorded at 7:00 pm on Friday.
After July 13, the Yamuna had been receding gradually after reaching an all-time high of 208.66 meters but there have been marginal fluctuations in the water level over the last two-three days.
The danger mark for the Yamuna River stands at 205.33 meters.
Due to the increase in the water level of the river, several places in Delhi grappled with water-logging and flood-like situations.