With water level reaching its full capacity, Nagarjunasagar turned into tourist hotspot on Tuesday AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh government has sounded a flood alert as Krishna river has been receiving heavy inflows from Karnataka and Maharashtra following torrential rains in the two states. Krishna, Guntur and Kurnool have been put on high alert to tackle the situation as several villages along the river bank are facing the threat of submergence if the water level continues to rise. Authorities in Kurnool and Vijayawada cities are also on alert following rising water levels in Tungabhadra and Krishna. Backwaters from Srisailam have also entered parts of Kurnool town triggering panic among the locals. Meanwhile, four people, including three children, were washed away in the Penna River near Kamalapuram in Kadapa district on Tuesday. While rescue teams fished out the body of Jaffer Hussain (45), the three children are yet to be traced. Although the outflows from Almatti reservoir in Karnataka have decreased, the AP government has directed district collectors to be on guard. Chief minister Jaganmohan Reddy […]