Noida rains: Hundreds of cars submerged as Hindon river overflows; Noida - Gr.Noida schools closed by order

Schools up to class 12 in Noida and Greater Noida closed due to rain and waterlogging, according to Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration.
Noida rains: Hundreds of cars submerged as Hindon river overflows; Noida - Gr.Noida schools closed by order

Noida Rains: Due to a surge in the water level of the Hindon river, the vicinity near Noida's Ecotech 3 experienced submergence, leading to numerous vehicles getting stuck on Tuesday. Additionally, several houses in the low-lying areas of Noida were also flooded due to the river's swelling.

According to news agency PTI, around 350 cars belonging to the online cab aggregator Ola, parked at a dump yard in Greater Noida, were submerged as water overflowed from the swollen Hindon River and entered the low-lying region.

The floodplains of Hindon River have significantly impacted hundreds of people, prompting the district administration officials to relocate them to shelter homes for safety. District Magistrate Manish Verma, along with Additional District Magistrate Atul Kumar and Deputy Commissioner of Police Anil Kumar Yadav, conducted visits to shelter homes in Chhijarsi, Chotpur, and Haibatpur to assess the situation. Noida MLA Pankaj Singh also visited the affected villages, engaging with locals and government officials.

Urging residents of low-lying areas near the Hindon River to move to safer locations or shelter homes, the district administration assured them of extended support during this challenging time.

All schools in Noida, Greater Noida closed today due to heavy rainfall

As a result of heavy rainfall and waterlogging, the Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration announced the closure of all schools up to class 12 in Noida and Greater Noida on Wednesday. District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma ordered the closure to ensure the safety of students.

Meanwhile, in Ghaziabad, two boys, Adarsh (18) and Krish Mishra (16), who went missing after slipping into the deep waters of the Hindon River in Karhera village during the floods, were tragically found dead. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) carried out an extensive rescue operation to retrieve their bodies.

The flood-affected people in Ghaziabad have sought refuge in their relatives' homes and relief camps to escape the calamity. However, the situation worsened as two electric substations, namely Kanha Upvan and Morti, were submerged in eight-feet of water, resulting in a disruption of electricity supply to societies in Rajnagar extension.

The authorities are closely monitoring the situation, and the government is committed to providing all possible assistance to those impacted by the floods in both Noida and Ghaziabad. Residents are urged to exercise caution and follow safety guidelines during this challenging period.

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