Rain recedes, but inflow to dams continues

Rain recedes, but inflow to dams continues

Rain recedes, but inflow to dams continues
The rains have receded in the state, but the dams continue to receive heavy inflow.

The inflow to River Krishna and its tributaries decreased in Belagavi district as the showers are on the wane. But the rivers continued to flow near the danger mark in the taluks of Chikkodi, Raibag and Athani in the district on Monday.

Inflow from Rajapur barrage into River Krishna came down to 1.04 lakh cusecs. Inflow to and outflow from Hippargi barrage was 1.75 lakh cusecs. Six low-lying bridges in Chikkodi taluk remained submerged. 

However, a record 9.445 tmcft of water flowed into the Almatti dam on a single day. The water level was 517.1 metres against the maximum level of 519.6 metres. On Sunday, the inflow was 1.3 lakh cusecs, the outflow was 1.42 lakh cusecs.

The inflow to the Tungabhadra reservoir in Hosapete taluk, Ballari district, decreased from 51,162 cusecs on Sunday to 34,540 cusecs on Monday. The outflow decreased from 2,359 cusecs to 1,897 cusecs. The water stored in the reservoir, however, increased from 26.211 tmcft to 29.008 tmcft. The rise is 11 tmcft in the last three days.

Intermittent rain lashed various parts of Shivamogga district. But the intensity was less when compared to last week. Shivamogga, Bhadravathi, Hosanagar and Thirthahalli taluks in the district received showers throughout the day.

Linganamakki dam

The water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1,777.20 feet against the maximum level of 1,819 feet as the catchment area of the dam received a rainfall of 14 mm. The inflow to the reservoir was 14,882 cusecs.
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