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No fresh flood threat for Krishna, Guntur districts

Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2009 - 14:21

Hyderabad: Krishna and Guntur districts of
Andhra Pradesh no more faced the threat of fresh floods as
water level at the Prakasam barrage in Vijaywada returned to
normal level on Monday.

The water level at the barrage was normal 12 feet and
inflow and outflow of water was 1.82 lakh cusec.

The two districts faced fresh flood threat yesterday as
water level at the barrage rose to 12.4 feet, following
discharge from the Srisailam Reservoir.

The release of water from the reservoir was aimed at
reducing the high level of water and also to plug the breaches
that occurred during the recent floods.

The water from the Srisailam reservoir could not be
released earlier as it was full to the brim.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, October 12, 2009 - 14:21
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