While the Kotha Cheruvu in Sircilla town was overflowing, an under-construction bridge on Moolavagu in Vemulawada collapsed in the floods.
Shocking visuals of parked vehicles getting swept away have also emerged from the area.
The project was proposed in 2018 and since it is the policy decision of the Telangana state government, the project needs a green signal for setting it up on reservoirs.
According to sources, the Kakatiya canal will receive about 3,000 cusecs of water from the LMD for 10 days.
Senior Congress leader Ponnala Lakshmaiah said Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had been lying about the KLIS, adding that only 1 TMC water was lifted against the claims of 3 TMC of water per day.
Thanks to the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS), the Lower Manair Dam (LMD) is receiving heavy inflows from the Mid Manair Dam (MMD).