Rains have been lashing Telangana state continuously since last five days. The state government has also declared holidays form 11 to 13 July after the Met department predicted rains. However, the Met department said heavy rains are likely to occur at several places during the next three days.
There is a red alert of heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy rain for Adilabad, Kumaram Bheem, Mancherial, Nirmal and Nizamabad districts continues for Wednesday as well.
According to the Met department’s evening bulletin, heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur. Especially at isolated places in Jagitayal, Karimnagar, Peddapalli, Jayashankar Bhupalapalli, Mulugu, Bhadradri kothagudem, Warangal Rural and Urban districts.
According to Telangana Today, nearly 20 locations across the State received over 12 cm rainfall on Tuesday. The highest rainfall was 17.9 cm was recorded at Jainoor in Kumuram Bheem. 17.8 cm at Arnakonda in Karimnagar and 117.7 cm at Kanukula in Peddapalli district by evening.
Due to incessant rains in River Krishna catchment areas of Karnataka, there are steady inflows into Jurala project in Jogulamba Gadwal district. Water is released from Almatti and Narayanpur projects in Karnataka downstream towards Jurala project.