Floodwater flowing over the gates of Srisailam dam
The Srisailam dam receiving heavy inflows from the Almatti dam due to heavy rains in upper catchment areas. Officials of the Irrigation department are releasing water through 6 gates. As there is no continuous monitoring of water levels in the dam, floodwater is flowing over the gates. Negligence of officials is alleged for not assessing the inflows and lifting the gates accordingly. The full reservoir level of Srisailam dam is 885 feet and now the water level is at 884.09 feet.