Reservoirs, tanks swell with rain water inflows

30 mandals in Nalgonda district, 20 mandals in Suryapet district and 16 mandals in Yadadri-Bhongir district witnessed rains for the last 48 hours.

By   |  Published: 18th Jul 2017  8:36 pmUpdated: 18th Jul 2017  8:39 pm

Nalgonda: The reservoirs and tanks in Nalgonda, Suryapet and Yadadri-Bhongir received good inflows due to the heavy rains that lashed the districts in the last 48 hours.

In all, 30 mandals in Nalgonda district, 20 mandals in Suryapet district and 16 mandals in Yadadri-Bhongir district witnessed rains for the last 48 hours.

Inflow to Musi Project in Kathepally mandal of Nalgonda district has increased to 500 cuses due to the heavy rains in the upper areas in the last two days. The water level in Musi Project reached 630 feet as against full capacity level of 645 feet. Flood water also started reaching Shaligowram project in the district.

Vallabharao tank, which is located on the outskirts of Nalgonda town is overflowing.
Yadgarpally cheruvu at Miryalaguda is also soon bemiring as rain water reached it through feeder channels.

In Yadadri-Bhongir district, water flow in Musi river also increased at Rudravalli, Battugudem, Chinnaravulapally in Bibinagar mandal. With this, road connectivity between Pochampally and Bhongir has affected public transportation on the route.

Heavy rains in the beginning of kharif season may usher up the farming activities in the district. The rain would help the germination of sowed cotton seeds, which was taken up in a big way in the district for kharif season.

Heavy rains hit State

Sangareddy/Siddipet/Medak: Sangareddy, Siddipet and Medak districts received continuous rains throughout Monday and Tuesday.

While Siddipet district recorded an average rainfall of 30.5mm during the past 24 hours at 8.30am on Tuesday, Sangareddy district received an average rainfall of 35.3mm during the same period. Meanwhile, Medak district recorded considerable rainfall during the period. Kandi, Sangareddy, Patancheru, Ameenpur and RC Puram recorded little over 50 mm rainfall, while Pulkal recorded 55.6 mm rainfall, the highest in the entire Sangareddy district. Akkannapet and Husnabad mandals recorded 49 mm rainfall while a number of mandals witnessed over 30mm rain during the period. The rains influenced by low pressure in the Bay of Bengal continued to lash the three districts.

Following continuous rains during the past four days, Singur, other medium and minor irrigation projects started receiving inflows. Singur has been receiving 2,000 cusecs from upstream consistently since morning. The multipurpose project was having 18.40 tmcft water against its total capacity of 29.91 tmcft. About 500 cusecs are being released to irrigation canals and downstream Ghanpur anicut in Medak district for agriculture needs. Meanwhile, several medium and minor irrigation tanks have received a considerable amount of water during the past couple of days. Agriculture operations stopped as the rain has given no respite. People have preferred to remain in indoors.

Rain Water
Singur is consistently receiving over 2,000 cusecs since morning following rains in Manjira catchment area.

Heavy rains lash parts of Nalgonda

Nalgonda: Moderate to heavy rains lashed parts of Nalgonda, Suryapet and Yadadri-Bhongir districts since Tuesday morning.

After showers on Monday, Nalgonda town witnessed heavy rains on Tuesday morning for more than an hour. Moderate to heavy rains were reported in the majority of mandals in the district.

Suryapet district also received a total rainfall of 896.6 mm in the last 24 hours which was 49.8 mm of the average rainfall. Out of 23 mandals in the district, rainfall was reported in 18 mandals. Highest of 72.8 mm rainfall was recorded in Munagala mandal.

Out of 16 mandals in Yadadri-Bhongir district, 14 mandals witnessed rains. About 23 mm of average rainfall was recorded in the district in the last 24 hours.

Musi river received better inflow due to rains in the last 24 hours. The village tanks also started receiving rainwater through feeder channels in the district.

Nizamabad, Kamareddy record heavy rainfall

Nizamabad: Nizamabad and Kamareddy districts recorded good rainfall in last 24 hours.
While Nizamabad recorded 2.15 cm rainfall, Kamareddy district recorded 2.80 cm. Sri Ram Sagar Project received inflows of nearly 600 cusecs due to heavy rains.

In the last 24 hours, nearly 4 cm rainfall was recorded at Balkonda and Mupkal mandals and 3.74 cm rainfall at Yergatla and Morthad mandals. Out of 324 mm proportionate normal rainfall till now, 285 mm rainfall was recorded in Nizamabad district and out of 27 mandals, 15 mandals received normal rainfall.

Kamareddy district received 2.80 cm average rainfall in the last 24 hours  The Tadwai mandal, Lingampet, Gandhari, Nasrullabad and Domakonda received 6.0 cm, 5.01cm, 4.3 cm, 4.2 cm and 4.26 cm rainfall respectively.

Even though no property loss has been recorded in both the districts, road was damaged at Renjal mandal headquarters due to the Mondi Vagu stream flow and created traffic hurdles.