Due to heavy rains and the release of 40 lakh cusecs of water from the Hathni Kund barrage in Haryana, the water level of the Yamuna suddenly increased, raising the concern of the farmers living on the banks of the Yamuna.
Noida. With the arrival of Sawan, the rainy season continues in Noida. The rains of Sawan have brought relief to the residents of Noida from the scorching heat and humidity. There has also been a drop in temperature. According to meteorologists, the rain is expected to continue for the next one week. Due to heavy rains and the release of 40 lakh cusecs of water from the Hathni Kund barrage in Haryana, the water level of Yamuna has started rising suddenly, due to which farmers living on the banks of Yamuna are worried about their crops getting ruined. With this, a dozen villages adjacent to Yamuna are facing the threat of flood.
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The climate of the city of Noida and Greater Noida is visible due to the rains of Sawan. Due to the incessant rain, the dust layer has been removed from the trees and plants, so the greenery is giving comfort to the eyes. People are able to breathe in the open air due to less air pollution. The city’s environment has also been blessed with rain and after years the graph of the Air Quality Index has reached below 50.
Dam repair work begins
While on one hand the rain has given relief to the residents of Noida, due to the heavy rains, the water level of Yamuna has suddenly started rising. With this 40 lakh cusecs of water has been released from Hathini Kund in Haryana. This water has started reaching the district. There is an atmosphere of panic in the village situated on the banks of Yamuna. Workers have been engaged to repair the dam on the border of Jhuppa border of Jewar, Kani Garhi, Govindgarh, Mehndipur, Chhatanga, Jewar Khadar, Sirsa Machipur, Rampur Bangar so that the water released from Hathini Kund does not enter the villages. .
Thousands of bigha crops in danger of being submerged
Farmers living on the banks of the Yamuna say that thousands of bighas of crops are submerged in the border village every year due to the water released from the Hathni Kund. The maximum damage is done to crops like paddy, jowar, bajra etc. Due to this, the crisis of animal feed also arises in front of the farmers. Although no warning has been issued by the administration regarding the floods, but despite this, people are still in panic. The farmer is worried about the loss of his crop.
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