Flood threat as Bhima river overflows

Flood threat as Bhima river overflows

Agency News

Kalaburagi, Oct 26 :  Thr threat of flood is looming large along the banks of river Bhima following the released of water from Sonna barrage , Afzalpur taluk in the district on Saturday

According to the press note released to Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Lmt, Afzalpur , the inflow of Sonna barrage is about 1.16 lakh cusec, the outflow recorded is around 1.18 lakh cusec and water is being released into the Bhima river through six gates of the barrage .

The catchment areas of the River Bhima in Maharashra has received copious rainfall leading to an increased inflow into the Ujani dam and subsequent discharge of the water to Sonna barrage, the released added.(UNI)