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Nizamabad: Catchment areas get rain, Manjeera rises

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | NARENDER PULLOOR
Published Aug 9, 2019, 5:28 am IST
Updated Aug 9, 2019, 5:28 am IST
Manjeera will confluence in river Godavari at Kandakurthi in Renjal mandal.
A view of the river Manjeera at Salura bridge in Bodhan mandal on the Nizamabad-Nanded highway on Thursday. 	—DC
 A view of the river Manjeera at Salura bridge in Bodhan mandal on the Nizamabad-Nanded highway on Thursday. —DC

Nizamabad: Inflow have increased in the river Manjeera in Nizamabad district at the Telangana and Maharashtra border. The river flow widened at Salura interstate bridge on Nizamabad-Nanded Highway on Thursday. Local streams and rivulets increased the water flow in the river over the last few days.

Manjeera will confluence in river Godavari at Kandakurthi in Renjal mandal.

 

Floodwater is being released from Kalyani dam to Manjeera since the last two days. However, Pasupu Vagu from Badapahad area and other streams in Varni, Bodhan, Yedapally and Renjal mandals have been also joining the river. As a result, water flow between Bollakpally bridge and Salura bridge has been gradually increasing. Streams from neighbouring Maharashtra are also joining the river.

Meanwhile, the water-level increased in the Sriramsagar project on Thursday. Presently, the water-level is at 1,057.80 feet as against its full reservoir-level – 1,091 ft. In view of instant inflows, ranging from 27,270 cusecs to 20,460 cusecs, water capacity has reached 11.349 tmc. ft.

 

Rainfall in the catchment areas of Kubeer, Tanur, Basar, Mudhole, Bhainsa, Kuntala, Narsapur (G), Lokeshwaram, Dilawarpur, Sarangapur, Nirmal and Nirmal rural mandals has been more than the normal.

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