Hyderabad: Two gates of Osman Sagar, Himayath Sagar lifted

In view of the heavy rains, two gates each of Osman Sagar and Himayath Sagar are to be lifted on Tuesday.

Due to an increase in water inflow, 2 flood gates of Himayath Sagar were lifted 2 ft and released 1373 cusecs water at 8 am. The 2 flood gates of Osman Sagar were lifted 2 ft and released 442 cusecs water into the Musi River at 8 am.

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) has been monitoring the water levels. After the water level at these two reservoirs rose, the HMWSSB took the decision to lift the gates.

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