Telangana sounds flood alert along Godavari

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HYDERABAD: The Telangana authorities on Monday sounded an alert within the districts on the banks of Godavari river in view of flood risk.

Chief Minister Ok. Chandrashekhar Rao instructed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to alert the Collectors and Superintendents of Police of all of the districts of the Godavari catchment space together with Kothagudem and Mulugu.

Following heavy rain within the higher riparian area, the flood movement of Godavari is growing steadily and is crossing 9 lakh cusecs, mentioned the Chief Minister’s Workplace.

The Chief Minister directed the officers to arrange a management room within the secretariat instantly and monitor the scenario once in a while.

Tasks throughout Godavari have been receiving huge inflows.

Authorities have opened 35 crest gates of Sri Ram Sagar to launch water in the direction of the downstream. The flood discharge at Sri Ram Sagar is 2.06 lakh cusecs.

As many as 85 gates of Yellampalli reservoir have been opened to let loose 6.7 lakh cusecs. The flood discharge at Medigadda is 8.2 lakh cusecs.

This the second time in two months that Godavari is witnessing floods. Unpreceded floods in July had trigger widespread harm to crops.

Incessant rain of final 3-4 days have wrecked havoc in elements of Telangana. Some cities and villages have submerged as a result of persevering with rains. In a few of the districts, villages have been lower off as water was overflowing the roads.

Regular life was hit as a result of heavy downpour in north Telangana districts. The highway visitors was badly affected. In Mancherial district, nationwide freeway 23 was completely submerged due an overflowing stream, bringing the vehicular visitors to a halt.

Two individuals have been killed and one injured when a tree fell on a automotive in Nirmal district.

Allapalli Bhadradri Kothagudem district recorded the best rainfall of 35.1 cm throughout 24 hours that ended at 8.30 am ON Sunday.

In accordance with officers, that is the third highest rainfall in 115 years.

The earlier highest rainfall was 35.5 cm on October 6, 1983 in Nizamabad. Koheda in Nizamabad district had recorded 67.5 cm rainfall on June 17, 1996.

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