The Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada. (Photo source: Andhra Pradesh government)
The Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada. (Photo source: Andhra Pradesh government)

Andhra govt releases water into Krishna canals from Prakasam Barrage following incessant rain

ANI | Updated: Sep 28, 2020 13:59 IST


Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], September 28 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Department has released water from Vijayawada's Prakasam Barrage -- which has received around 1 lakh cusec of floodwaters following incessant rainfall in the past few days -- into the Krishna canals, the state government said on Monday.

Following the heavy rainfall, areas near Pushkar Ghat at Ibrahimpatnam has also flooded, the Irrigation Department said.

On Saturday, the Irrigation Department officials had said, the Prakasam Barrage received around 1 lakh cusec of floodwater from upper areas and that the water was released downwards into the Krishna canals and towards the Bay of Bengal. (ANI)

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