Heavy rains continue to lash city

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Nashik : The district is witnessing heavy rainfall since last four days. Nashik city and various parts of the district experienced heavy rain yesterday. 8.7 mm rainfall has been recorded in the city in just two hours. As water level in catchment area was rising, water was being discharged from Gangapur and Darna dams. Godavari has been experiencing a flood like condition.

There is a remarkable change in weather conditions in the city since last three days. Nashikites are experiencing a strange weather. Clouds gathered in the sky in some suburban areas of the city on Monday afternoon and rain started to pour down. It lashed Nashik Road, New Nashik, Satpur and Panchavati area. 8.7 mm rainfall was recorded in the city from 5 pm to 7 pm, while 17 mm rainfall was recorded in the district.

Following discharge of water from Gangapur dam, water level in Godavari has been increased. Godavari had witnessed flood this season for five-seven times.

Total 1793 cusecs of water was being discharged from Gangapur dam, while 750 cusecs of water was being discharged from Darna dam. 678 cusecs of water was being discharged from Alandi dam, whereas 107 cusecs of water was being discharged from Waldevi dam. 10,779 cusecs of water was being discharged from Nandurmadhyameshwar dam. 4881 cusecs of water was flowing below Holkar bridge.

25 mm rainfall was recorded in the district in last 24 hours that ended at 8 am on Monday. Nashik got 19 mm rainfall, while Igatpuri received 74 mm rainfall, Dindori got 40 mm rainfall. Peth received 33 mm rainfall, whereas Trimbakeshwar got 34 mm rainfall. Malegaon received 26 mm rainfall, while Nandgaon got 20 mm rainfall. 6.7 mm rainfall was recorded at Chandwad, while Kalvan got 26 mm rainfall. Baglan received 14 mm rainfall, whereas Surgana got 13.4 mm rainfall. 33.7 mm rainfall was recorded at Deola, while Niphad received 8.5 mm rainfall. Sinnar got 7 mm rainfall, whereas Yeola received 19 mm rainfall.

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