Four flood gates of Srisailam reservoir opened

Four flood gates of Srisailam reservoir opened
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Hyderabad: Four floodgates of Srisailam reservoir were opened today following heavy flood water inflow from catchment areas. The authorities opened Floodgates 5, 6, 7, 8 and one lakh four thousand of cusecs of water is being discharged. The FWL of the project is 885 ft, but at present, the water level has reached to 881ft prompting AP government to take a decision to discharge water from the reservoir. At present, the inflow into the Srisailam reservoir is 3,62,098 cusecs of water and outflow is 1.03,857 cusec of water.