On the current day, certain areas of the national capital continued to experience flood-like situations and waterlogging. The water level of the Yamuna River at the Old Railway Bridge (ORB) remained above the danger level, measuring 208.35 meters as of 11 am. Locations such as Yamuna Bazar, Rajghat, ITO, Majnu Ka Tilla, Civil Lines, and Geeta Colony in Delhi are grappling with waterlogging and flood-like conditions. Furthermore, there have been reports of extensive traffic congestion near Sarai Kale Khan T-Junction on NH-24 this morning.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured the public that relief efforts are underway and the water level is gradually receding, which will provide respite to affected individuals. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a generally cloudy sky with light rainfall in New Delhi today. The temperature is expected to range between 35 and 36 degrees Celsius.
The situation in flood-affected areas remains a matter of concern, with authorities and relief teams working to alleviate the hardships faced by residents. Continuous monitoring of water levels, prompt response to waterlogging, and necessary precautions are being undertaken to ensure the safety and well-being of the affected population. The IMD’s forecast and efforts by the government aim to provide accurate information and support to the public during this challenging period.