Godavari Danger Level – A Big Loss
The water level in river Godavari has been steadily increasing following heavy rains in the upper reaches of the river. At 9.00 pm on Thursday the water level stood at 53.5 ft prompting authorities to issue the highest third danger signal at Bhadrachalam. Officials fear that the level would touch 58 ft on Friday morning. The heavy rains also hit coal production in the Singareni coal mines. About one lakhtonnes of coal production has been affected.