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Heavy rains lash erstwhile Medak district

Published: 27th Sep 2021 7:22 pm

Sangareddy: Erstwhile Medak district received heavy rains throughout Monday under the influence of cyclone Gulab.

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With the district receiving continuous rains since Sunday, major water bodies such as Singur, Shanigaram, Edupayala and Pocharam Dam were overflowing. Singur recorded inflows of 40,000 cusecs from upstream Manjeera, forcing irrigation authorities to release equal amount of water downstream the river course.

Normal life was thrown out of gear as the rain refused to relent throughout the day. The District administration was on alert with the civic staff on duty throughout the day. The officials urged the ctizens not to venture out of their homes unless there was an emergency.

Medak Collector S Harish called upon the people not to visit any water bodies until the rain relents. Haldi Vagu, Pedda Vagu, Moya Tummeda Vagu, Nalla Vagu, Nakka Vagu, Siddipet Vagu and several other streams were in spate.

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