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Irrigation projects receive copious inflows in Nirmal, Mancherial

Published: 7th Sep 2021 12:15 pm

Adilabad: Irrigation projects received copious inflows from upstream areas, following incessant rains occurred in several parts of erstwhile Adilabad district on Tuesday. Incidentally, several parts of the district registered moderate rains from Monday night till Tuesday morning.

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According to a bulletin released by authorities concerned, Sripada Yellampalli project at Gudipet village in Hajipur mandal registered 4.14 lakh cusecs of inflows. Surplus water of 4.30 lakh cusecs is being discharged from the project by lifting 40 gates. The total water level reached to 18.536 tmcs when compared with the storage capacity of 20.175 tmcs.

Meanwhile, Gaddennavagu project of Bhainsa mandal centre sees inflows by 87,985 cusecs and outflows of 86,736 cusecs. The project had water level 1.768 tmcs as against the storage capacity of 1.852 tmcs. Kaddam Narayana Reddy Project in Kaddam mandal had 50,914cusecs of inflows. The water level reached 6.617 tmcs as against the storage capacity of 7.6003 tmcs.

Nirmal district recorded an average rainfall of 100 mm. Dilawarpur mandal received the highest rainfall of 182 mm, followed by Kuntala which recorded 172 mm of rainfall. The district witnessed 1,182 mm of rainfall as against the normal rainfall of 845 mm from June 1 to till date, showing an excess by 40 percent.

Similarly, Adilabad district’s average rainfall was gauged to 65 mm. Neradigonda mandal experienced the highest rainfall of 114 mm, while Bazarhathnoor had 101 mm of rainfall. Boath, Ichoda, Utnoor, Ichoda, Bhela Adilabad Urban Adilabad Rural, Indervelli, Tamsi, Talamadugu and Jainad mandals received somewhere between 97 mm and 50 mm of rainfall. The district so far registered 1,179 mm of rainfall as against the normal of 914 mm, suggesting an excess by 29 percent.

Hilly streams and rivulets were flooded by rainwater, affecting normal life in certain remote parts of the district. A stream was overflowing a low-level bridge at Nakkalawada in Boath mandal of Adilabad district, hitting connectivity of the habitation and surrounding villages.

A stream is overflowing a low-bridge at Nakkalawada in Boath mandal of Adilabad district on Tuesday

 

 

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