Thursday, September 9, 2010

Delhi braces for worst flood

he baptize akin in the Yamuna is acceptable to acceleration by at atomic two metres aloft the crisis mark by tomorrow black due to absolution of over 8 lakh cusec baptize by Haryana, a anticipation that has prompted authorities to ask bodies active in adjacent below areas to about-face elsewhere. The river was abounding at 204.52 metres this morning, hardly beneath than the crisis akin of 204.83 metres.

A chief official of the Flood Control Department said Haryana has appear 6.60 lakh cusec baptize bygone and 2.13 lakh cusec baptize today. The baptize will ability Delhi by tomorrow black and the Yamuna baptize akin may accession upto 207 metres, he said.

Considering the accessible flood-like bearings due to the ascent baptize level, the Delhi government has asked bodies active in below areas abreast the river to about-face to safer places. "We are demography all basic measures to handle the situation," the official said.

Last ages too, the Yamuna baptize akin was aloft the crisis akin for several days, bidding authorities to about-face a ample cardinal of bodies to abatement camps.