Uttar Pradesh: Four drown in Yamuna river, bodies of two found

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Aug 05, 2018, 12:04 PM(IST)

Yamuna river. Photograph:( Others )

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Meanwhile, water levels in Yamuna river were on a continuous rise in Delhi/ NCR last week. 

Four people drowned in Yamuna river near Alipur in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. While two bodies have been recovered, the search of the remaining is underway, news agency ANI reported. 

Meanwhile, water levels in Yamuna river were on a continuous rise in Delhi/ NCR last week. 

According to reports, the river, on Tuesday, rose to 206.05 meters in Delhi/NCR, leading to around 14,000 evacuations. 

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"The level of Yamuna maintained at 206.05 meters for seven hours (till 8 pm). The rise was contributed by hourly discharge from Hathani Kund Barrage," Delhi government's flood control room said.

The river's water level was inching towards the danger mark in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district until Wednesday when the administration of Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district has asked people not to panic as the Yamuna river was flowing below the danger mark

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