Yamuna River Floods Taj Mahal
Yamuna River Floods Taj Mahal , swelling Yamuna Reaches Iconic Taj Mahal has reached its highest level in 45 years, flooding a garden behind the iconic monument.
The water level in the river reached 497.9 feet on Monday, crossing the ‘low-flood level’ of 495 ft. This has caused flooding in several low-lying areas in Agra, and the Yamuna River Floods Taj Mahal has reached the walls of the Taj Mahal for the first time since 1978. However, the authorities have taken steps to prevent further damage to the monument.
The flooding has also caused damage to the outer parts of Itimad-ud-Daula’s tomb, which is located near the Taj Mahal. In addition, the authorities have been monitoring the situation closely, and have taken a number of steps to prevent further damage to the Taj Mahal. They have closed the garden to visitors and have placed sandbags around the base of the monument. They are also working to raise the height of the embankments along the river and to improve drainage systems in the area.
The flooding of the Yamuna is a reminder of the vulnerability of the Taj Mahal to natural disasters. Water can damage the monument, which is made of white marble. Therefore, the authorities have said that they are taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal from future flooding. They are working to raise the height of the embankments along the river and to improve drainage systems in the area.