On several occasions, the matter was taken to the notice of local MLA K Anil Kumar but there were no concrete measures taken up for materialising the bridge works.
One team each of NDRF and SDRF have been stationed on Alluri Sitarama Raju district for rescue operations.
In the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Sunday, light to moderate rainfall occurred at most places in the coasts and one or two places in Rayalaseema.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is likely to visit the flood affected areas in Godavari delta region on July 26.
Heavy rains and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places in all coastal districts for the next two days.
According to the IMD forecast, light to moderate rainfall is expected at a few places in north coastal districts on Friday.
The State is unlikely to receive heavy rains for the next two days, according to the Met department.
Godavari flood water swells to 19 lakh cusecs in Andhra, Dowaleswaram barrage crosses 3rd danger level
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy will conduct an aerial survey on Friday afternoon to assess the devastation caused by the Godavari flood.
In Eluru, the district adminstration evacuated nearly 5,500 persons belonging to 1,700 families from Velerupadu, Kukkunuru and Polavaram mandals to rehabilitation centres.
Officials at the AP State Disaster Management Authority, monitoring the situation, said the inflow and outflow at the barrage stood at 15.07 lakh cusecs.
APSDMA MD Dr BR Ambedkar said a low pressure area lies near Southern Odisha and under its impact, many districts are likely to receive moderate to heavy rains at isolated places.
People have been shifted from the affected villages and Gogullanka and Bhairava Lanka villages were surrounded by floodwater.
In the last 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Tuesday, under the influence of a lowpressure area, heavy rains lashed parts of the north coast, Godavari and Krishna deltas.
Revenue officials in the two Godavari districts, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Ambedkar Konaseema districts, have been directed to be on high alert.
As a third flood warning signal has been issued for Bhadrachalam, which is located upstream of the Polavaram project, as water resources department officials expect the floodwater to swell further.
During the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Monday, heavy rainfall occurred at one or two places in the agency and plain regions of Godavari delta.
According to the IMD forecast, heavy to very heavy rainfall and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely to occur at one or two places in coastal and Rayalaseema districts on Saturday.
As per Wednesday’s water bulletin released by the irrigation department, water storage is better than the previous year.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected at several places in north while a few places over south coastal districts and Rayalaseema region are likely to receive light to moderate rains.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected at several places in north and south coastal districts while a few places in Rayalaseema region are likely to receive light to moderate rainfall.