The river is brimming due to water released by Harayana from the Hathnikund barrage a few days ago
The water of the Yamuna has entered its floodplain areas in Delhi and the National Capital Region after the river crossed the danger mark recently. Here a family plows through waist-deep water near Akshardham Temple. Photo: Vikas Choudhary / CSE
The Yamuna river in the national capital started flowing above the danger mark with its levels reaching 205.38 metres at 4pm August 12, 2022. The danger mark for the Yamuna in Delhi is 205.33 metres at the Old Railway Bridge shown here. Photo: Vikas Choudhary / CSE
The Yamuna floodplain in Delhi is used for agriculture in the dry season by migrants from other states. Here, a man carries a bag of corn through floodwaters near Akshardham Temple. Photo: Vikas Choudhary / CSE
People living in the floodplain suffer whenever the Yamuna brims. Here, children of squatters study on a cot. Photo: Vikas Choudhary / CSE
The Yamuna has brimmed not because of heavy rains in Delhi. Haryana had released over 300,000 cusecs of water into the Yamuna from the Hathnikund barrage in Yamunanagar August 11. The river, considered dead year-round, is now full as a result. Here, a boy takes a plunge into the river near Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi. Photo: Vikas Choudhary / CSE
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