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Heavy inflow to Nagarjuna Sagar

Fri 09th Oct 2009 09:26 AM
Heavy inflow to  Nagarjuna Sagar
Heavy inflow to Nagarjuna Sagar

Hyderabad,  Oct 1 :

 With the  state  experiencing heavy rains   in the last  two  days   there is   a heavy inflow of  flood waters  to Nagarjuna  Sagar  dam.  The  officials  are expecting  the  dam to  be filled to capacity by  Friday after noon.   If  the inflow  does  not  recede then the authorities  will  lift  some of  the  crest  gates to  release the excess water.

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Srisailam  dam is already  to filled to capacity  and  ten crest gates had been lifted to release the water to Sagar.Meanwhile in Vijayawada the Krishna  barrage  is  filled to capacity  and all the 43  crest gates have been lifted. People living in the low lying areas  down the river Krishna in Vijayawada have been alerted.