Noida rains: Due to a rise in the water level of the Hindon river , the area near Noida’s Ecotech 3 got submerged due to which many vehicles were stuck on Tuesday. Several houses were also submerged in the low-lying areas in Noida due to the swelling of the river.
Around 350 cars of online cab aggregator Ola parked at a dump yard in Greater Noida were submerged as water overflowing from the swollen Hindon River entered the low-lying area, news agency PTI reported.
District administration officials said hundreds of people in the Hindon’s floodplains have been impacted by the overflowing river and moved to shelter homes.
District Magistrate Manish Verma, Additional District Magistrate Atul Kumar and Deputy Commissioner of Police Anil Kumar Yadav visited shelter homes in Chhijarsi, Chotpur and Haibatpur to review the situation. Noida MLA Pankaj Singh also visited the impacted villages and interacted with locals as well as government officials.
The district administration has appealed to residents of low-lying areas near the Hindon River to move to safer locations or shelter homes, saying the government is extending all possible help to the people impacted.
All schools up to class 12 in Noida and Greater Noida will remain closed on Wednesday due to rain and waterlogging, the Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration said. Due to rains and waterlogging, District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma has ordered closure of all schools up to Class 12 for today,” District Inspector of Schools Dharmveer Singh said.
Two bodies pulled out from Hindon river in UP’s Ghaziabad
On Monday, the bodies of two boys who went missing after slipping into the deep waters of the Hindon Rive in Ghaziabad were pulled out.
Adarsh (18) and 16-year-old Krish Mishra went missing on Sunday in the Karhera village after it was flooded following an increase in the river’s water discharge.
A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team, after a marathon rescue operation, pulled the two bodies out, Deputy Commissioner of Police (City) Nipun Agarwal said.
In Ghaziabad, people from the flood-affected areas have moved to the homes of their relatives and relief camps, officials said.
Two electric substations at Kanha Upvan and Morti have been submerged in eight-feet water, disrupting the electricity supply in societies of Rajnagar extension.
-With agency inputs
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Updated: 26 Jul 2023, 09:43 AM IST