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Marathwada : Jayakwadi Dam releases 53,493 cusecs of water
Maharashtra

Marathwada : Jayakwadi Dam releases 53,493 cusecs of water

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Aurangabad,Maharashtra,Sep 27 : With the heavy rainfall continuing in the state, 16 of the 27 gates of Jayakwadi dam were opened for the second day on Friday and 53,493 cusecs of water per second was being released into the downstream of Godavari river, irrigation department sources said.

According to them, the present inflow was more than 35000 cusecs and following it, the authorities have increased the discharge up to 53493 cusecs. On Thursday, around 35,000 cusecs of water has been released in view of heavy inflow from upstream dams to maintain level of dam, they said.

Jalna, Beed, Parbhani and Nanded district administration has been issued alerts water was likely to enter the several villages in these districts due to the heavy discharge.
(UNI)