Godavari water level at Bhadradri plummets to 5.8 ft

Godavari water level at Bhadradri plummets to 5.8 ft
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Water level in the Godavari plummeted to 5.8 feet here on Tuesday, after sand dunes got exposed. The level on the same day last year was 6.8 ft and in 2016 it was 5.7 ft. The water level of Godavari is likely to fall in the days to come. 

Bhadrachalam: Water level in the Godavari plummeted to 5.8 feet here on Tuesday, after sand dunes got exposed. The level on the same day last year was 6.8 ft and in 2016 it was 5.7 ft. The water level of Godavari is likely to fall in the days to come.

Already sand dunes are appearing in the river, contrary to its appearance. It is now flowing like a small stream.

It may be recalled that the first warning was recorded in the Godavari during the rainy season last year. Following scanty rainfall and lack of inflows from the upper stream the water flow was largely reduced. The water position in January this year became critical.

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