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Yamuna flows close to danger mark in Mathura

Yamuna flows close to danger mark in Mathura
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The water level in the Yamuna is inching towards the danger mark in Mathura, an official said here on Friday.

Mathura : The water level in the Yamuna is inching towards the danger mark in Mathura, an official said here on Friday. "The Yamuna has crossed the warning level and it is moving towards the danger mark,"ADM B Kumar said.

He said no casualty had been reported so far. After the discharge of 8.28 cusec of water from the Tajjewala headworks on August 18 followed by the release of water from the Hathni Kund barrage in Haryana, the impact in Mathura was visible on Thursday, he said.

Kumar said the Yamuna was flowing 56 cm below the danger mark at Prayag Ghat after crossing the warning level of 165.20 metres.

The danger mark of the river at Prayag Ghat is 166 metres. Only Babugadhi village of Chhatta tehsil and Panigaon village of Mant tehsil have so far been affected by floods.

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