Staff Reporter

BHADRACHALAM: Sabari river, one of the major tributaries of Godavari, is in spate following heavy rainfall in its catchment spread over Orissa and Chhattisgarh. The flood level in the river which touched rose from 21 feet to 28 feet during the past 24 ours affecting the road communications between Chintoor and Vararamachandrapuram mandal. A flood alert has been sounded in the low-lying areas of Chintoor village.