· Fateh Sagar might overflow by tomorrow
· Nearly 2 hours heavy rainfall lashes Udaipur
· 4 gates of Swaroop Sagar opened
· Goverdhan Sagar touches 8 feet mark
Udaipur received heavy rainfall for more than an hour early afternoon today; the rain started at around 11:30AM and it continuously showered for more than an hour.
Most of the city roads were submerged due to heavy water logging. As the surrounding rivers and canals started flowing at a higher pace, the lake’s levels rose dramatically.
Lake Fateh Sagar touched the 12 feet mark and is expected to overflow in the next 24 hours, whereas after observing the continuous water inflow from Sisarma coming into Pichola, 4 gates of Swaroop Sagar were opened by 1 foot each.
From the latest reports received from sources, Sisarma is flowing at 5.5 feet.
Towards mid afternoon, rumors of Fateh Sagar overflowing were rife across the city, but there is still 1 foot to go before the gates are opened.
According to Anil Babel, Executive Engineer, Water Irrigation department, city residents might see Lake Fateh Sagar overflow by tomorrow.
According to sources, Goverdhan Sagar may overflow till late evening. Its flaunting on 8 feet right now, with the total capacity being 9 feet.