Aurangabad News: Godavari river has been flooded in Nashik district due to heavy rains for the last three days. Therefore, due to the water being released from the above dam, there is a big increase in the water for Jayakwadi dam. The Jaikwadi dam has received 54,757 thousand cusecs of water since this morning and the dam administration has recorded 43.25 per cent water storage in the dam. Against this backdrop, 35 villages on the banks of Godavari have been alerted.
The project at Jayakwadi is currently discharging 80,000 cusecs of water. Also, as a red alert has been issued to Nashik district even today, the speed of water may increase further. Therefore, for the first time this year, the river on Goda has been flooded. On Tuesday evening, 22 villages on the Vaijapur-Shrirampur route were cut off. Therefore, the administrative system is seen going from village to village instructing the citizens to take care. In view of the flood situation, a rescue team has arrived at Vanjargaon in Vaijapur taluka.
Forbidden to go to Sarla Island …
Due to discharge released by various dams in Nashik district, discharge of 80 cusecs has started on Godavari river. Rainfall in the catchment area of the dam is likely to increase the water availability of the dam and alternatively further increase the catchment area of the river basin. Meanwhile, water is flowing from the bridge of Sarla Island at Wanjargaon in Vaijapur taluka. Due to Guru Purnima, a large number of devotees from Vaijapur taluka come to Sarla Island for darshan. However, considering the safety of the citizens in view of the flood situation and to avoid any kind of loss of life and property, the administration has banned Sarla Island. The administration has also warned that action will be taken under the Disaster Management Act 2005 if any person violates the order or incites others to do so.
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