Photos: Yamuna level highest in 35 years; evacuations in Delhi, Haryana

India | | June 19, 2013, 11:23 am
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Locals swim near a scale showing the danger zone near the bank of river Yamuna.

Locals swim near a scale showing the danger zone near the bank of river Yamuna.

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Army personnel standing on the banks of Yamuna river as it flows perilously close to a bridge in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Army personnel standing on the banks of Yamuna river as it flows perilously close to a bridge in New Delhi on Tuesday.

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A young girl carries her family belongings to drier grounds as people evacuate the flooded banks of the river Yamuna.

A young girl carries her family belongings to drier grounds as people evacuate the flooded banks of the river Yamuna.

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Women walk through flooded banks of the river Yamuna near their homes in New Delhi.

Women walk through flooded banks of the river Yamuna near their homes in New Delhi.

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Policemen advise people to evacuate their homes along the flooded banks of the river Yamuna.

Policemen advise people to evacuate their homes along the flooded banks of the river Yamuna.

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A family rests on high grounds right next to their home along the flooded banks or river Yamuna.

A family rests on high grounds right next to their home along the flooded banks or river Yamuna.