Water level of the Godavari river rose alarmingly and reached more than 11 feet at Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and Telugu Dasam Party (TDP) have been crossing swords over the ambitious Polavaram dam project. Telangana, meanwhile, faces a large scale shut down which has severely affected normalcy in the state.
The day-long shutdown called by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday protesting the Centre's ordinance to hand over 200 villages of Telangana to Andhra Pradesh for Polavaram irrigation project, affected normal life.
The urn containing ashes of Shiv Sena chief late Bal Thackeray was brought to Nashik and will be kept at the party office for 'darshan' till Thursday.