In 24 hours, the water level of the Ganges increased by 16 cm, above the danger mark in Hathidah

Pankaj Prasad
Ganga crosses danger mark in Patna
Ganga crosses danger mark in Patna

Patna district administration has issued an alert in view of the threat of flood.

Patna. Due to the continuous rise in water level, Ganga is flowing above the danger mark at major ghats in Patna. Within 24 hours, the water level of the Ganges has increased by 12 to 16 cm. The Ganga is flowing 57 cm above the danger mark in Hathidah. In such a situation, the risk of flood is increasing in the district.

Alerts issuedΒ 

Patna district administration has issued an alert in view of the threat of flood. People have been appealed not to go into the Ganges. In view of the threat of flood, the embankments and security walls are being continuously monitored. The security wall of Patna city was secure till Sunday night. SDRF and NDRF teams are patrolling in Ganga.

water rising continuously

According to the data till 6 pm on Sunday, the danger mark in Maner is 52 meters, where the water level of the Ganges was 52.32 meters. A day before this, the water level of Ganga in Maner was 52.16 meters. The danger mark at Digha Ghat is 50.45 metres, the water level here on Sunday was 50.39 metres. The Ganges was flowing here on Saturday with a water level of 50.26 metres. The water level at this ghat is still below the danger mark, but the water is rising continuously.

The danger mark at Gandhi Ghat is 48.60 meters

The danger mark at Gandhi Ghat is 48.60 metres, the water level here on Sunday was 49.22 metres. The water level of the Ganges was 49.10 meters here at 6 pm on Saturday. 12 cm of water has increased here in 24 hours. The danger mark at Fatuha's Kateyaghat is 47 metres, where it was flowing at 47.65 meters on Sunday. The water level here was 47.50 meters a day ago. Here too the water level has increased by 15 cm in 24 hours. The danger mark in Hathidah is 41.76 metres, where the water level of the Ganges was 42.33 meters on Sunday. A day before this, its water level was 42.21 meters. He has grown 12 cm in 24 hours.