Mounds of toxic foam cover India’s sacred Yamuna river
People Bathe In Toxic Foam In India's Yamuna River
🇮🇳 Death and disease in India's Yamuna River | Al Jazeera English
Back To Old Days, Toxic Foam Returns In River Yamuna After Lockdown Ends
The Yamuna, also known as the Jumna, is the longest and the second largest tributary river of the Ganges (Ganga) in northern India. Originating from the Yamunotri Glacier at a height of 6,387 metres on the southwestern slopes of Banderpooch peaks in the uppermost region of the Lower Himalaya in Uttarakhand, it travels a total length of 1,376 kilometres (855 mi) and has a drainage system of 366,223 square kilometres (141,399 sq mi), 40.2% of the entire Ganges Basin, before merging with the Ganges at Triveni Sangam, Allahabad, the site for the Kumbh Mela, every twelve years. It is the longest river in India which does not directly flow to the sea.