Srisailam project

Hyderabad, July 31 (NSS) Inflows from the Alamatti and Narayanapur reservoirs into Srisailam have come down on Sunday. This was due to reduction in the rain fall in the catchment areas of Alamatti and other projects up stream in the Karnataka state.

While there was an inflow of 1.45 lakh cusecs into Srisailam till Friday, it has come down to 69,000 cusecs by Saturday. While the Full Reservoir Level of the Srisailam Dam is 885 feet, the present level is 861.4 feet. Irrigation  authorities are releasing 10,000 cusecs of water into the Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir. While the FRL of Sagar is 590 feet, the present level is 552 feet. If the project receives 8 more tmc of water the Tungabhadra reservoir would be full. Presently, the reservoir is receiving 26,000 cuses of water per day. Sri Ram Sagar project is receiving 20,000 cusecs per day.  (NSS)

Singitam and Kalyani projects overflowing

Nizamabad, Singitam and Kalyani projects in Nizamsagar mandal of the district are overflowing.

There was a heavy downpour in the area on Saturday night.local authorities have said that there was a rain fall of about 17 centemetres in the area.  Though all the gates were raised, there were still excess inflows.


Monsoon active

Visakhapatnam, July 31 (NSS): The low pressure trough that formed from Chattisgarh to South Tamilnadu through the Coastal Andhra is continuing, according to a bulletin by the Cyclone Warning Centre here on Sunday. Because of the presence of the trough, monsoon is actively moving, the bulletin said. Under its influence, there might be widespread rains in several places in Coastal Andhra, and Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Warangal districts of Telangana. One or two places might receive heavy rains. In Coastal Andhra, a maximum rain fall of 9 centemetres was recorded on Saturday. Avanigadda, Mangalagiri and Piduguralla received 9 centimetres while Nuziveedu, Tadepalligudem and Illendu received 8 centemetres. Bhimadolu and Sirpur received 7 centimetres of rain fall. 

Visakhapatnam, July 28 (NSS) Several low-lying places in the city went
under water due to the heavy rain that lashed during the midnight.
Though there were rains through out the state due to the influence of
the low-pressure trough, there were no rains in Visakhapatnam for the
past two days. However, all of a sudden there was a heavy down pour
during the midnight. Rain water seeped into the areas adjuscent to the
railway stations. Water reaching upto 3 feet entered sevgeral houses.
In tne Railway New Colony, Subbalakshmi Nagar, Dondaparti Junction,
Convent Junction and Gnanapuram areas, water entered houses. In
several apartments, cellars were inundated. People living in the low
lying areas spent a sleepless night.
Meanwhile the low pressure trough that spread from Vidarbha to South
Tamilnadu through Telangana and Rayalaseema and the surface trough
spread over the same areas have been moving steadily. Under their
influence, rains or thundershowers would occur at some places on
Coastal Andhra, Rayalaseema and Telangana regions, said a report from
the Cyclone Warning Centre in Visakhapatnam, Heavy rains are also
likely in some places, the forecast said. (NSS)