Allahabad: River banks of the Sangam city flood as Ganga, Yamuna flow above danger mark


After heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh and other catchment areas of the Ganga river, Allahabad is experiencing floods in low-lying areas. A shelter at the bank of Ganga River is seen submerged in water as the regional Met department has predicted continued rains in eastern Uttar Pradesh. PTI


The Union Water resource ministry has cautioned that during the next 1-5 days, river Ganga is likely to flow in high to unprecedented flood situation in Uttar Pradesh. Yamuna too will flow in high to moderate flood situation. Thus, most houses were submerged at Chhota Baghara area in Allahabad on Thursday. PTI


Allahabad, where two major rivers in India, the Yamuna and the Ganges flow is undergoing a bout of flood. Ganga has breached the danger mark in the Elgin bridge area and the Ghaghra is flowing 30 cm above the danger mark. People sit on a partially submerged shade at the flooded bank of river Ganga in Allahabad to escape the floods. PTI (PTI8_18_2016_000223B)


Another low-lying area on the banks of Ganga, Salori was also inundated with flood water as people took shelter on the roof of their houses. People have been asked to move to safer places" a district official informed, while adding that NDRF and PAC personnel have been deployed for rescue operations at some places. PTI


Updated Date: Aug 19, 2016 16:56 PM

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