News Desk, Amar Ujala, Khanpur (Roorkee) Published by: Alka Tyagi Updated Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:06 AM IST
After several hours of effort, the SDRF team rescued everyone and got them out safely. At the same time, due to the collapse of the embankment, the flood water has started spreading on the agricultural land of Khanpur area. About 12 thousand bighas of crops were submerged. Due to the floods, contact has been cut with the tehsil headquarters of Kalsia in Uttarakhand, Ramsahaiwala in Uttar Pradesh, Laksar and Bijnor tehsil headquarters of Himmatpur Bela village as well as the Khanpur block headquarters.
SDM Laksar Shailendra Singh Negi says that 57 people trapped between Ganga and Banganga river have been rescued. In the afternoon, the water level of Ganga had also come down below the warning mark. Nevertheless, all flood posts have been instructed to be on alert for 24 hours. The water level of the rivers is being continuously monitored.