Water from Durgapur barrage results in Hoogly flood


Hoogly: Floodlike situation has been created in Hoogly over the release of fresh water from the Durgapur barrage. On Saturday night 53 thousand cusec of water was newly released from the barrage. The district administration has said that since water has been released from the Durgapur barrage, various areas of Hoogly including Khanakul, Arambag may be heavily flooded. The district administration has also kept rescue teams ready to tackle the flood situations. Also adequate relief materials have been stocked.