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EAST FLOWING RIVERS BASIN

CWC, HO Stations & IMD Raingauge Stations


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Marella

Tungabhadra

Gu

nd

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AN

R DH

PR

Tadapatri

Singavaram
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Alladupalli Nandipalli Chennur Cuddapah 1


Pennar

Sagileru

ES AD

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Paleru

2 Nellore

Kamalapuram
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Davangere

Nagalamedike
Pennar
Pa pa

Naidupet
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KARNATAKA
Tumkur Bangalore Chittoor
Palar

Sullurpet

Ka

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A R A B I A N S E A

Arcot

Chennai

4 Magaral Avaramkuppam Gummanur Mysore 3


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aiyar

B A Y O F B E N G A L

Ch

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r ya

Chengalpattu 5

Pondicherry Vazhavachanur Kumarapalayam Villupuram Cuddalore 7 6


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Ve llar

na ha ra Va

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ve ry

Kudalaiyathur

Coimbatore

TAMIL NADU
Karaikal Trichy

KE R

ALA

Ma

Suru liy Vaigai ar

Theni 9 Madurai Va i Ambasamudram

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LEGEND
CE OFFICE CIRCLE OFFICE DIVISION SUB DIVISION GDQ GDSQ GDQ & CWC Raingauge GDSQ & CWC Raingauge IMD RAINGAUGE STATIONS STATE BOUNDRY RIVER / TRIBUTARY

Irrukkankudi
Chit tar

Va

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Ramanatha puram
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A.P. Puram 10 Murappanadu


Tambraparani

INDIAN OCEAN

GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE EAST FLOWING RIVERS BASIN The basin of East flowing rivers consists of a number of independent river basins of peninsular India lying to the South of Krishna basin, except Cauvery basin. The East flowing rivers are draining into the Bay of Bengal. The basin of the East flowing rivers (excluding Cauvery) covers large areas in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and a small area in the state of Karnataka. There are twelve river basins of which the Pennar, Palar and Ponnaiyar are more important. Other river basins are the Gundlakamma, thePaleru, the Swarnamukhi, the Kalingi, the Varahanadi, the Vellar, the Vaigai, theVaippar and the Tambraparani.

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Paramakudi

IMD RAINGAUGE STATIONS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Cuddapah Nellore Tirupattur Vellore Pondicherry Cuddalore Port Kallakurichi Parangipettai Madurai Palayamkottai

DESCRIPTION OF THE RIVER SYSTEM THE GUNDLAKAMMA The Gundlakamma river rises near Kagundam village in Kurnool district at an elevation of 600 m from the Eastern slopes of the Nallamala hills at North latitude 15 38' and East longitude 78 47' and flows in a North-East, East and Southern direction for a total length of 220 km to join the Bay of Bengal. The total area drained by this river is 8,494 Sq Km. The Kandleru is its important left bank tributary. Central Water Commission is operating one Hydrological Observation site on this River at Marella.