The Telugu states are in a state of panic with the heavy rains that have been raining incessantly for two days. Due to floods and rains, flood water is entering into Prakasam Barrage. Authorities said 70 gates were raised as the floodwaters rose by the hour. 5,29,020 cusecs in inflow, 5,25,854 cusecs in low flow. 3,166 cusecs of water were released in the eastern and western canons.
The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal has brought heavy rains to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Odisha. The recession has caused 11 to 24 cm of rain in over a hundred places in Andhra Pradesh. Rivers, streams, and bends are overflowing with heavy rains. Roads are damaged. The lowarearlands were submerged. A second emergency alert will be issued at 9.00 am today, officials said. District Collector AMD Intiaz alerted flood-affected officials. Tahsildars from Chandralapadu to Ibrahimpatnam were advised to be vigilant. He called for tougher measures in upper and lower Lanka. Issued warnings to river people to be vigilant. people who live near river places are advised to move to safer areas. Inflow currently stands at 6,46,747 cusecs and 5,34,933 cusecs low.
At least 11 people, including a 2-month-old baby, have been killed in heavy rains in Telangana over the past two days, causing floods on roads and some inland areas. Neighboring Andhra Pradesh, which is expected to receive more heavy rains in the next 24 hours – IMD Hyderabad has warned of thunderstorms along the state coast – crossed the coast near Kakinada on Tuesday after a severe depression in the Bay of Bengal.