Rise in water level in major reservoirs in Shivamogga dist.

Heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours has increased the inflow
The incessant downpour in the district on Monday resulted in the rise of the water levels of major reservoirs. Hosanagar and Sagar taluks, the catchment areas of Linganamakki reservoir, received heavy rain. The water level in Linganamakki reservoir has risen by two feet in the past 24 hours.On Monday, the water level was at 1,756 ft. against the maximum level of 1,819 ft. The inflow was 19,823 cusecs. The water level in Bhadra also rose by two feet in the past 24 hours. The water level in the reservoir rose from 127 ft. on Sunday to 129 ft. on Monday. The inflow was 8,532 cusecs. The mantap on the banks of the Tunga river near Korpallaiah Chatra in Shivamogga city was partially submerged due to the rise in water level in the river as water was discharged at the rate of 8,954 cusecs from Tunga reservoir near Gajanur in the upstream. Heavy rain lashed most parts of Hosanagar taluk, sending Kalluhalla and Sharmanavthi rivulets into spate. In Hosanagar town, waterlogging on the arterial roads owing to heavy rain resulted in traffic snarls.b Yadur in Hosanagar taluk has received 42 mm rain, Mani 38 mm, Hulikal 29 mm and Mastikatte 27 mm.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/rise-in-water-level-in-major-reservoirs-in-shivamogga-dist/article28325682.ece

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