Flood situation improves in north India; water level still above danger mark in UP riversSeptember 26th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.26 (ANI): The flood situation in north India eased in the absence of heavy rain on Sunday, as the water levels in major rivers started receding except in Uttar Pradesh where six more people perished.
People in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana got respite as no rainfall was recorded during the day, easing the flood situation.
In Delhi, the old Yamuna bridge, closed to rail traffic due to the rising water level of the river early this week, has been reopened.
In Punjab and Haryana, no rainfall has been recorded during last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, many areas in Uttar Pradesh were still reeling under floods as major rivers like Ganga, Ramganga and Yamuna were flowing above the danger mark at several places today.
In the flood related casualities today, at least four persons drowned in flood waters in Hardoi district while one each lost life in Bijnore and Badaun.
The fresh casualties have taken the death toll this season to 386. (ANI)
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