New Delhi: Flood-like situation in Noida as Hindon and Yamuna water levels rise after 45 years It was last flooded in 1978, and the impact was observed until the old bus stand in Ghaziabad city. At present, the water level in Hindon is 201.15 metres below the danger mark of 205.80 metres above the danger mark.
This flood-like situation in Noida and Greater Noida impacted 17 villages and 3,100 people who have been rescued and moved to shelter homes. A total of 1,600 hectares of land was submerged because of Flood.
District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma and Noida Authority CEO Lokesh M conducted a visit to the affected villages and assessed the conditions at the shelter homes established by the administration to accommodate the displaced individuals.
DM and the nodal officer for flood relief work, Atul Kumar said, “Presently 17 villages are affected in all the three tehsils of Sadar (Noida), Dadri and Jewar of Gautam Buddh Nagar. At present 3,355 persons are affected across the district and 3,137 persons have been displaced.”
According to him, 21 flood posts have been established across the district. Additionally, eight medical teams equipped with anti-venom medicines and ten beds at the district hospital, along with essential medications, are on standby to address any emergencies. To provide support to the displaced individuals, there are a total of 22 operational shelter homes across the district offering free accommodation and meals.
The administration has also taken care of the needs of cattle, ensuring that fodder has been arranged for them.
The villages impacted by the floods along the Hindon River are Chhijarsi, Chotpur, Haibatpur, Yusufpur Chaksahberi, Bahalolpur, Chipiyana Khurd alias Tigri, Sutiyana, Momnathal, Kulesara, and Lakhnavali.
As for the villages affected along the Yamuna River, they include Nangli Wajidpur, Shahpur Govardhanpur Khadar, Chakbasantpur Basantpur, Yakutpur, Chhaprauli Khadar, and Asadullapur.