Heavy rains from the past one week have disrupted normal life in Srikakulam. Rivers Vamsadhara and Nagavalli are in spate. At least 22 gates of Gotta barrage have been lifted to let out the excess water that is flowing into Vamsadhara dam. Roads in Srikakulam town are waterlogged, leading to disruption of traffic. Water is flowing onto the roads at some places and traffic has been halted. Residents of lowlying areas have been evacuated. Meanwhile, three gates of Jurala Project in Mahbubnagar district in Telangana have been lifted to let out excess water that is flowing from Krishna river.
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