Jun 20, 8:32 AM
The flood threat looms large over the national capital with the Yamuna river flowing over the danger mark. According to the Delhi Flood Control Department, THE river is currently flowing at the level of 207.26 meters which is 2.43 meters above the danger mark. Our correspondent reports that the Delhi Government is constantly monitoring the flood situation in the national capital. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit has appealed to the people not to panic as the situation is under control and her government is ready to meet any eventuality. So far 400 people have been rescued from the low lying areas of the city and 5000 people have been evacuated and provided shelters in various camps. 62 boats and adequate number of divers have also been deployed for rescue operations at different places.