At 10 am, the Yamuna water level broke a 45-year-old record, touching 208.53 meters – LIVE updates on Delhi flood news

On Friday in New Delhi, as the water level of the Yamuna river rises due to heavy rainfall in the hills, commuters navigate through a flooded water at the Bhairon Marg underpass – LIVE updates on commuters’ journey.

Amid the record high rise of Yamuna levels, key areas in Delhi, including the Secretariat housing the chief minister’s office, experienced flooding, leading to disruptions in normal life and traffic movement. Authorities are actively coordinating rescue and relief efforts – LIVE updates on the situation.

As people waded through knee-deep waters in low-lying areas to reach safer places, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the closure of schools near the river and the shutting down of water treatment plants. Stay updated with LIVE news on the situation.

For residents of Delhi, it is advised to preserve all available water in your households, as water treatment plants remain closed. There may be a supply issue for at least the next 24 hours. The water level at the pump sites is currently high, rendering them inoperable. Once the water recedes, the pumps need to dry before they can be activated again.

Rescue operations are underway in various parts of the city, including Red Fort, Kashmere Gate, Civil Lines, Rajghat, and ITO, which have experienced flooding since yesterday. The Red Fort, managed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), is closed to visitors today, and it is likely to remain closed throughout the weekend. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain or thundershowers. The expected maximum and minimum temperatures are around 35 and 26 degrees Celsius, respectively. The Delhi government’s advisory for private establishments to work from home continues to be in effect today.

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