The state Water Resources Department, which has focused on tapping surplus floodwater, is preparing proposals to utilise Godavari floodwater, over 3,000 TMC of which goes into the sea annually.
However, light to moderate showers would continue to occur across the State.
The Godavari river, which is in spate in the temple town of Bhadrachalam, has breached the third warning level of 53 ft yet again.
The BJP demanded the government to announce Rs 5,000 financial assistance to the families affected due to the floods.
Taking stock of the Godavari flood situation through a video conference, CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the Collectors of East and West Godavari districts to take up rescue operations.
The minister directed the officials to swiftly act and restore power supply in flood-affected villages on a war footing.
Taking stock of the flood situation, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the collectors of both East and West Godavari district to take up rescue and relief operations on a war footing
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday stated that Telangana had recorded 38 per cent more rainfall during this monsoon.
The floodwater also entered the spillway channel at the Polavaram project site, hampering construction work.
Meanwhile, as many as 30 villages have been cut off from other parts of Kothagudem district after road connectivity to these areas was disrupted.
Nityannadanam Satram and the east entrance area of Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple have been inundated due to torrential rainfall at Bhadrachalam.
While a decision to be taken in the Apex Council meeting is expected to be held later this month, officials from AP are apprehensive about its implementation due to past experience.
Minister for Agriculture K Kannababu said in view of the increasing flood of Godavari river, all precautions are being taken in East and West Godavari districts.
We are transparent in our activities and have always maintained that we will take all requisite clearances before taking up any project. The same was informed to the board as well.
GRMB chairman J Chandrashekhar Iyer reiterated that the Telangana government should stop work on all ‘new’ projects, as was intimated in a letter dated May 30.