Floods in Delhi live updates: With the Yamuna water level rising to a record high, several important areas in Delhi, including the Secretariat, the prime minister’s office were flooded, affecting normal life and traffic activities, as the authorities authorities try to lead the rescue and relief efforts.
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The Yamuna water level hit 208.53 meters at 10 a.m., breaking a 45-year record.
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Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the closure of schools near the river and the closure of water treatment plants, as people waded through knee-deep water in low-lying areas to reach safer places.
Curbs are also placed for vehicles entering the national capital.
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Friday, July 14, 2023 11:18 am
The Alipur embankment in Ghaziabad was broken, 10,000 people were affected
In a developing situation, a major hs breach occurred in Ghaziabad’s Loni where a five meter breach on Thursday night had spread to a 22 meter span on Friday morning and the water was flowing freely in residential and local areas.
Friday, July 14, 2023 11:17 am
Governor of Delhi Lt and other ministers on-site inspection at Vikas Bhawan, ITO where drain regulator was damaged
Friday, July 14, 2023 10:46 am
Arvind Kejriwal seeks NDRF, Army help as damaged regulator threatens to spill over to Supreme Court
In a move to combat possible flooding in Delhi, revenue minister Atishi, directed the secretary general to call on the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Army for assistance.
Friday, July 14, 2023 10:34 am
Kejriwal to check for a damaged regulator that could flood the Supreme Court at 11 o’clock
The sewer regulator at Vikas Bhawan, ITO in Delhi was severely damaged, resulting in potential flood risk in the area. The Delhi minister, Arvind Kejriwal, announced his visit to the site at 11am this morning to check the situation and assess the extent of the damage.
Friday, July 14, 2023 10:30 am
Delhi: Water level in Yamuna River rises after unremitting rainfall and discharge from Hathnikund . Dam
Friday, July 14, 2023 10:18 am
Heavy traffic on QL-24 near Sarai Kale Khan T-Junction
The situation became critical near the Sarai Kale Khan Interchange on NH-24, where traffic chaos brought vehicles to a standstill.
Friday, July 14, 2023 09:41 AM
Yamuna floodwaters engulf the entrance to the Supreme Court as the backflow causes a crisis
Friday, July 14, 2023 09:36 AM
Traffic in Delhi: Traffic disrupted on Vikas Marg towards ITO due to flooding
Traffic flow along Vikas Marg was severely disrupted today due to flooding. Passengers should avoid this stretch and look for alternative routes to their destinations.
Friday, July 14, 2023 09:18 AM
Direct flooding in Delhi: Severe traffic jam at ITO; Passengers face waiting times of nearly 30 minutes
Amid Yamuna floodwaters reaching parts of the national capital, a severe traffic jam hit the ITO area on Friday, with commuters waiting for nearly 30 minutes.
Friday, July 14, 2023 08:49 AM
Delhi Traffic: Traffic is closed on Bhairon road
Traffic is congested on Bhairon Road due to sewer water overflow near Under Bridge Railway.
Commuters are advised to avoid this stretch of road.
Friday, July 14, 2023 08:29 am
Delhi flood news: Yamuna water level recedes
At 6 a.m., the water level of Lake Yamuna was at 208.46m, slightly lower than the level of 208.66 last night. The Central Water Commission has predicted that the water level will drop today and could reach 208.30 meters by 1pm.
Friday, July 14, 2023 07:46 AM
Direct flood Delhi: Flooding continues to plague Shanti Van . area
The Shanti Van area of Delhi is still in a state of constant flooding crisis, causing inconvenience and difficulties for residents as well as commuters.
Friday, July 14, 2023 07:41 AM
Delhi Traffic Update: Mahatma Gandhi Marg Interrupted, Pragati Maidan Tunnel Opens
Delhi residents continued to face traffic woes on Thursday as parts of the national capital near Yamuna were flooded due to rising river levels. A management unit of the Delhi Irrigation and Flood Control Department was also damaged near the Indraprastha bus stop and WHO Building on Drain 12, exacerbating an already dire situation. The damaged regulator allowed the Yamuna water to flow back to the city. Read more
Friday, July 14, 2023 07:22 AM
Heavy rain, rising Yamuna river causes severe flooding in Delhi | Clock
The national capital is grappling with flooding as heavy rainfall and rising Yamuna river levels have led to widespread flooding in some areas. The city’s infrastructure has been severely affected, with images emerging from near the Supreme Court showing the extent of the devastation.
Friday, July 14, 2023 07:05 am
Delhi will have light to moderate rain today
The Regional Weather Center (RWFC) in the national capital has predicted a thunderstorm accompanied by light to moderate rain in Delhi on Friday.
Friday, July 14, 2023 06:43 AM
Damaged irrigation management, Yamuna water flows back to Delhi
As the Yamuna overrun disrupted daily life in parts of the national capital on Thursday, a regulator of the Delhi Irrigation and Flood Control Department suffered damage near the Indraprastha bus stop and the Court. WHO house on Drain No. 12, exacerbating an already dire situation.
Friday, July 14, 2023 06:23 AM
Flooded ITO Road when Yamuna River overflows its banks
Residents and commuters in the vicinity of ITO Road have been severely affected by prolonged flooding due to rising water levels of the Yamuna River.
Friday, July 14, 2023 06:15 am
Subway crossing Yamuna Bridge with limited speed due to rising river level: DMRC
The DMRC said Delhi metro trains are crossing the four Yamuna bridges with a speed limit of 30 km/h as a precaution due to the rising water levels of the Yamuna River.
Friday, July 14, 2023 05:59 AM
23,692 people evacuated, Yamuna river continues to flow at 208.63 meters
A total of 23,692 people were evacuated on Thursday from nearby areas of the Yamuna River in Delhi, as water levels continued to rise, repeatedly crossing dangerous levels, an official statement said.
Friday, July 14, 2023 05:50 AM
Flooding in Delhi: Rajghat awakens ankle-deep pain
Flooding continues near Rajghat due to high water level of Yamuna river after heavy rain.