Amravati: Due to incessant rain Amravati district five gates of Poorna dam have been opened. In the last 24 hours, the district has recorded 10.70 mm of rainfall following an increase in the water bodies.
According the sources, the water level in the upper Wardha irrigation project which provides water in Amravati and other tehsils has gone up to 52 percent following which the gates of Poorna, Chandrabhaga, Sapan and Shahanoor have opened. The district has been receiving heavy downpour since Sunday morning.
As compared to last year’s records the district has received an above average rainfall this year till now.
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