Yamuna River’s water level approaches Taj Mahal wall after 45 years

  • The Yamuna river has reached the Taj Mahal walls, first time since 45 years, crossing the low-level flood mark of 495 feet in Agra.
  • Although some areas near Taj Mahal are inundated, there is no immediate threat to the heritage site.
  • The water level rise is due to water release from Okhla and Gokul barrages, previously causing evacuation of residents and compensations.
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