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    Punjab's Ferozepur on High Alert, NDRF, Army Teams Deployed

    Villages in Punajab's border district Ferozepur are facing a flood threat after a major portion of an embankment in the catchment area of Sutlej was away after Pakistan released water into the Indian territory.A helicopter engaged in relief operations in Uttarakhand's rain-hit Uttarkashi district made an emergency landing on Friday, 23 August, officials said, according to...

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    Brahmaputra, Climate Change & Politics: Why Assam Floods Annually

    Producer and Animator: Puneet BhatiaNarrator: Saakhi ChadhaBelieve it or not, the Brahmaputra is so vast that it is even visible from space.The river cuts northeast India's biggest state, Assam, into two halves - the north and the south banks.Every year, Assam sees major floods - and you probably see that in news.Lives are lost, millions get displaced, villages, crops, and...

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    Water level in Delhi's Yamuna recedes below 'danger mark'

    New Delhi: Water level of Yamuna river at old iron bridge, also known as loha pull, in Delhi was recorded at 204.95 metres on Thursday morning, which is 0.38 metres below the danger level mark of 205.33 metres, news agency ANI said. Delhi: Water level at Old Yamuna Bridge (Loha Pul) is at 204.95 meters; 0.38 meters below the danger level of 205.33 meters. (File...

    • 4 days ago
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    Manali-Leh highway closed due to landslides, Yamuna continues to flow above danger mark in Delhi

    Fresh landslides struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Wednesday, blocking traffic on one of the major highways in the state, while the Yamuna continued to flow over the danger mark in Delhi, officials said. In Uttarakhand, a helicopter engaged in relief-and-rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district crashed, killing all three persons...

    • 4 days ago
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    Manali-Leh highway blocked after fresh landslides, Yamuna continues to flow above danger mark

    Fresh landslides in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Wednesday blocked traffic on the Manali-Leh highway, PTI reported. The highway was opened on Tuesday after remaining blocked for a few days following heavy rains.The landslides took place at Marhi, which is in between Manali and Rohtang, around 11.30 am, said Kullu Superintendent of Police...

    • 4 days ago
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    Monsoon update: Manali-Leh highway shut after fresh landslides hit Kullu; Yamuna's water level begins to recede in Delhi

    New Delhi: Fresh landslides struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Wednesday, blocking traffic on one of the major highways in the state, while the Yamuna continued to flow over the danger mark in Delhi, officials said.In Uttarakhand, a helicopter engaged in rescue and relief operations in rain-ravaged Uttarkashi...

    • 4 days ago
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    Yamuna water level starts receding, rail traffic on Loha Pul restored

    Water level of the Yamuna started receding on Wednesday, but the river continues to flow above the danger mark, an official said. A Northern Railway spokesperson said rail traffic over the old Yamuna bridge (Loha Pul), which was temporarily suspended on Tuesday night, was restored at 4.25 pm on Wednesday with speed restriction of 20 kmph. According to the Flood Control Room,...

    • 4 days ago
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    Yamuna continues to flow above danger mark in Delhi

    New Delhi | Fresh landslides struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Wednesday, blocking traffic on one of the major highways in the state, while the Yamuna continued to flow over the danger mark in Delhi, officials said. In Uttarakhand, a helicopter engaged in relief-and-rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district crashed, killing all three persons on board. The water level...

    • 4 days ago
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    Yamuna flows above danger mark, rail traffic over Old Yamuna Bridge temporarily suspended

    New Delhi: The water in Yamuna reached 206.60 meters on Wednesday morning, crossing the danger mark at 205.3 meters. According to sources, after Haryana released more water from Hathni Kund on Monday, the water level is likely to cross 207 meters, between 1300 hrs to 1700 hrs on Wednesday. According to a Northern Railway spokesperson, the rail traffic over...

    • 4 days ago

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