The water level in the Yamuna started receding, but remained above the danger mark for the third consecutive day today.
The river was flowing at 205.17 metres at Old Railway Bridge today evening, above the danger mark of 204.83 metres. Yesterday, it had reached 205.79 metres.
On Tuesday, the Yamuna crossed the danger mark, flowing at 20.24 metres.
As the water level of Yamuna crossed the danger mark, 598 people have so far been evacuated from low-lying areas, an official statement stated today.
Apart from this, 1,391 tents have been erected in six districts of the city, where 98 people are staying, it added.
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