Vijayawada, Aug 18 : The flood water of river Krishna has started receding, giving respite to the people, who were reeling under heavy rains in the catchment areas, since past few days.
The Srisailam reservoir was receiving 6.23 lakh cusecs water, while 6.5 lakh cusecs was being discharged to the downstream Nagarjuna Sagar Project (NSP).
The NSP was receiving 5.25 lakh cusecs of flood water, which was being discharged to the Pulichintala project.
The Pulichintala reservoir was receiving 5.61 lakh cusecs and 5.89 lakh cusecs was being released to the sea through Prakasham barrage.Meanwhile, the flood has claimed a life, so far.up the Gandikota and other reservoirs.(UNI)