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119 lakes filled to the brim in Hyderabad

119 lakes filled to the brim in Hyderabad
Water level rises in Hussain Sagar Lake Following heavy rains in Hyderabad, the Hussain Sagar lake water level raises which led to open the gates of the before it starts over flowing. (Photo: Laeeq)

Hyderabad: Heavy rains during the last week have contributed to the water levels rising in most water bodies in the city. Of the total of 185 lakes in the city, 119 lakes are full to the brim and have been overflowing.

26 lakes are filled up to 100 pc tank level, while 23 lakes are filled almost up to 75 per cent of tank level and rest 17 water bodies filled to half the level.