Parbhani, Nov 2 : Yeldari dam in this district which has been filled by more than 50 percent first time in past six years, is sending panic waves among its residents, as reports of leakage in the dam have been surfaced.
Due to the rain fury since past many days and discharge excess water from Khadakpurna project the Yeldari received heavy water in dam maintaining 65 percent water at present. If the leakage widens, river Purna will be flooded and it could affect Hingoli and Nanded districts also.
Cracks have been seen near Hydro unit wall of dam and large quantities water is coming out from it. There is urgent need to attend the leakage otherwise large area of land will be marooned. (UNI)