Water Level Rising In Ganga In Varanasi, Attributed To Incessant Rains In Uttarakhand
Varanasi, October 29 (TNA) Water level in the Ganga river is on the rise again in the holy city of Varanasi. According to the Central Water Commission, the water level of Ganga in Varanasi is at 64.46 meters and that the water level has continued to rise at a speed of 2 cm per hour till 2 pm on Thursday.
Experts attribute the sudden rise to the incessant rains recently in the hill state of Uttarakhand, the effect of which is now showing up in the plains. Ganga has now started climbing the steps of the Ghats in Banaras as well.
The warning point is 70.262 meters and the danger mark is 71.262 meters. The Ganga is currently flowing six meters below the warning point. Due to the sudden increase in water, once again the water police, PAC and NDRF have started patrolling in the Ganges.
All flood posts have been alerted. After 84 days, on Friday, the evening aarti of the Ganges once again came in its full form and fixed place.
This week on Tuesday, the place of Ganga Aarti had to be changed and water has once again reached the office of Ganga Seva Nidhi.