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8 Safety Measures to Take During Yamuna Floods


India  •  14 Jul, 2023  •  1,775 Views  •  ⭐ 5.0

Written by Anand Swami


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As we navigate the monsoon season in Delhi, the Yamuna River's water levels are a significant concern, affecting lives and property. The recent flood-like situation following intense rainfall and a surge in the river has left many parts of the city underwater. Although the water level is decreasing slightly, many low-lying areas remain inundated, leading to mass evacuations and significant disruption to daily life in India.

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However, in these challenging times, effective preparation and proper safety measures can be lifesavers. We have compiled a list of eight essential safety measures to take during the Yamuna floods. Implementing these can help protect yourself, your family, and your community during these testing times.

Stay Updated on Weather Forecasts and Alerts

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With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting light to moderate rain accompanied by thunderstorms for the next few days, it is vital to stay updated with the latest weather forecasts. Regularly check for official alerts and instructions on local news channels, radios, and government websites.

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Evacuation Preparedness

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When the water levels reach danger marks, evacuation orders are often put into effect. Be prepared with a plan. Ensure you know the safest evacuation routes and have essential items like food, water, medicines, and important documents packed and ready for quick departure.

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