2 meters away from breaking the Ganga record at Kashi, 40 villages lost contact at Chitrakoot. Ganga 50 cm above the danger level in Varanasi, More than 5000 people left their homes; Affected crop of 256.37 hectares

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River Ganga-Yamuna is in water in UP. The Ganga in Varanasi is about 2 meters away from breaking the 44-year-old record. The water level of the Ganga was recorded here on Saturday afternoon at 71.81 metres. During the floods 44 years ago, the water level of the Ganga reached 73.90 meters. In Prayagraj too, the Ganga-Yamuna water level is above the danger mark. In both places, more than 10,000 people have left their homes.

On the other hand, due to rising water level of Yamuna in Chitrakoot, connectivity of 40 villages has been lost. Amid the floods in the rivers, the Department of Meteorology has issued the alert for 5 days of heavy rains in the UP. Maximum rainfall is expected in 23 districts.

We explain the flood situation in cities one by one…

The water level of the Ganga is rising by 1 centimeter every hour in Varanasi
According to the Central Water Commission report on Sunday at 12 noon, the water level of Ganga has been recorded at 71.81 meters. The water level of the Ganges is rising at a rate of 1 cm per hour. The danger level of Ganga in Varanasi is 71.26 meters. At the same time, during the 1978 floods 44 years ago, the water level of the Ganges in Varanasi reached 73.90 meters on September 9.

The Varuna River in Varanasi is also in water due to flooding in the Ganga. Because of this, more than 5,000 people have left their homes so far. With this, 256.37 hectares of crops have been affected so far.

Ganga water is now entering the city.  People leave their homes and go to safer places.

Ganga water is now entering the city. People leave their homes and go to safer places.

Flood water entered the schools, education stopped
Rivers Ganga, Asi and Varuna are in water in Varanasi due to floods in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand. People of Ghat and Nagwan area are facing more problems due to flood in Varanasi. Varuna water has entered a dozen mohallas.

The police are also making efforts at their level to help the people trapped in the flood affected areas.  Varuna Zone DCP Aarti Singh distributed biscuits, milk and water bottles.

The police are also making efforts at their level to help the people trapped in the flood affected areas. Varuna Zone DCP Aarti Singh distributed biscuits, milk and water bottles.

Apart from this, more than 1,500 boatmen and seamen living on the banks of the Ganga Ghats are sitting empty-handed. Pilgrim priests, tour guides, barbers, flower garland sellers and operators of more than 1000 shops have also stopped working.

This photo is from rural Chandauli.  In the villages, the police and administration team is still not able to get help in full force.

This photo is from rural Chandauli. In the villages, the police and administration team is still not able to get help in full force.

Flood waters have entered schools on the banks of Ganga and Varuna. Because of this, children’s education has also been affected. The water of the Ganges continuously rises into the interior of the city through the coastal areas and the ghats.

The corpse brought by boat to be burned
Streets leading to Manikarnika Ghat have been flooded and Harishchandra Ghat has also been submerged. Because of this, there are many difficulties in the work of cremation. Now the dead body is being transported by boat to Manikarnika Ghat burial ground.

This photo is of the street leading to Manikarnika Ghat.  Because of the water in the street, the corpse is moved in a boat to the place of the funeral.

This photo is of the street leading to Manikarnika Ghat. Because of the water in the street, the corpse is moved in a boat to the place of the funeral.

Street cremation work is going on at Harishchandra Ghat. The wood used for the cremation work at the two ghats has become wet to a great extent. Because of this, the cremation work is also taking more time. Omkar Chaudhary of the Dom Raja family at Harishchandra Ghat said it looks like Ganga will break the 1978 flood record this time.

Ganga-Yamuna flows 85 cm higher at Prayagraj
The water level of Ganga and Yamuna in Prayagraj is still rising rapidly. 35 lakh cusecs of water has been released here. The flood waters have already started entering the residential areas of the city. This is the reason why people close their houses and go somewhere else. A large number of students have left their rooms and gone to their villages. The water level of Ganga has reached 85.55 meters and the water level of Yamuna is also 85.54 meters.

The district administration manages 69 vessels. The ground floor of 1400 houses has been flooded. More than 5,000 people have left their homes and gone to flood relief camps. The water level of Ganga and Yamuna is estimated to rise further for two days.

This picture is from a Sunday morning in Prayagraj.  Here the water has entered people's houses.  Because of this, people are forced to live on rooftops.

This picture is from a Sunday morning in Prayagraj. Here the water has entered people’s houses. Because of this, people are forced to live on rooftops.

In early 2013, in Prayagraj, flood waters entered the entire city. At that time the water level of Ganga was 86.82 meters while that of Yamuna was 86.60 meters. The floods of 1978 were more severe. At that time the water level of Ganga was 87.98 meters and that of Yamuna was 87.99 meters.

40 villages lost contact due to rising Yamuna water level in Chitrakoot
In Rajapur tehsil and Mau tehsil of Chitrakoot district, due to rising water level of river Yamuna, 40 villages have lost contact with the tehsil headquarters. Water has entered the houses of 20 families in Sardhuva village of Rajapur tehsil. In June, the district administration has shifted the primary school to Sardhuwa.

This image is from Chitrakoot.  Farmers' crops have been ruined due to floods here.

This image is from Chitrakoot. Farmers’ crops have been ruined due to floods here.

In Mawai Kala of Mau tehsil, the houses of 16 families have been flooded, and they have been shifted to Mobile Kala Primary School. Water has also entered the water inspection building. The administration has made 40 advances in the district.

Ganga water level rose by 23 cm in Unnao
Due to the release of water from the Unnao dam, the Ganga water has started rising rapidly towards Shuklaganj. That is why water also enters through the drain in the low areas. The Central Water Commission is reporting moment by moment the increase in the water level. At the same time, administrative agents have now also been alerted. Accountants are also watching.

Due to the release of water from the Unnao dam, the Ganga water has started rising rapidly towards Shuklaganj.

Due to the release of water from the Unnao dam, the Ganga water has started rising rapidly towards Shuklaganj.

The Central Water Commission said the Ganga water level was measured at 110,730 meters at 6 pm on Friday. Following this, the water level of the Ganga rose rapidly overnight and reached 110,890 meters at 8 am on Saturday morning. After which 110,910 meters have been recorded at twelve in the afternoon. After that, at 6 pm it reached 110,960 meters.

Water entered two dozen villages due to waterlogging on the Kanpur-Banda road
River Yamuna is in water due to continuous rise in water level in Fatehpur. The flood waters are wreaking havoc in the villages of the Katri area. The district administration has made arrangements to stay in the flood relief camp by evacuating families from many villages here. Kanpur Banda road has been closed by the district administration for three days due to water filling on the road. Flood water has entered two dozen houses.

This picture is from Kanpur.  Kanpur-Banda road has been closed due to rise in Ganga water level.

This picture is from Kanpur. Kanpur-Banda road has been closed due to rise in Ganga water level.

Now the topic of weather in UP…

Rain alert today in 21 districts
There is a heavy rain warning in UP from today. The highest rainfall will occur in 23 districts. During this time, strong winds and storms will also move. JP Gupta, director of the Zonal Science Centre, says that today, meaning even Sunday, many districts, including Lucknow, will remain cloudy throughout the day. Talking about the last 24 hours, only 2 mm of rain has been recorded in UP. This is 71% less than the estimate.

rain warning in these districts
UP’s Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Basti, Sant Kabirnagar, Gorakhpur, Siddharthnagar, Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Ambedkar Nagar, Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Prayagraj, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Ballasi, Chandauli and De Ghapur Varana, I have rain warning Sunday. There is a heavy rain warning in these districts for 5 days from today. Winds can reach 40 km/h in these districts. Know the full weather conditions here…

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