On Thursday, Tamil Nadu opened eight shutters of the dam, again during wee hours of the day at around 3.00 AM, and without sufficient warning released 6,413 cusecs of water which was later increased to 8,017 cusecs at 4.00 AM by raising all 10 shutters.
The Prime Minister has assured of help to Andhra Pradesh in tackling the flood situation.
The Indian Meteorological Department said the depression over Bay of Bengal has started crossing coast near Chennai.
According to the state Emergency Operation Centre, the toll in rain-related incidents in the state has risen to 54 while 19 people are injured and five still missing.
Japan Meteorological Agency has expanded heavy rain and mudslide warnings in the Kyushu region to other parts of Japan, including Hiroshima as the rain front, is slowly moving eastward, bringing downpours to the ancient capital of Kyoto and Nagao in central Japan.
'Heavy rains have created a flood situation in some areas of Kota, Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar. Instructions have been given to administration regarding relief and rescue operations,' tweeted CM Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday.
According to the information from the State Disaster Management Authority, till last evening, 131 villages in 18 taluks of the state have been affected by rains and floods, and 16,213 people have been affected and three people have died, while two were missing.
“There were no fatalities, but flood-like situation exists. Those people whose houses have gone completely under water have shifted to safer places on their own,” officials said.
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