Aurangabad : Following the heavy discharge of 78,399 cuses per second of flood water entering the Jayakwadi dam at Paithan from various upstream dams situated in Nashik and Ahmednagar districts, the water level has crossed the 52 percent mark at 0600 hours on Thursday morning compared to 34.69 percent last year.
Due to heavy inflow into Jayakwadi dam, the live storage level crossed 52 percent live stocks, said Command Area Development officials this morning.
He further said that at present the level of the dam was 1511.93 feet and 460.836 in metre with a total water stock of 1868.512 MCM and 1130.486 MCM of live stocks i.e. 52.07 percent.
Due to flood water being released from Nashik and Ahemdnagar into the river Godavari several villages in Vaijapur and Gangapur has been put on high alert by the district administration.
Meanwhile, the MET fore cast heavy rains across the state in the next three days .