Morancha Vagu

Origin / Start : Bhupalpally Forest Area. 
End: Joins Maner River near Kalvapalle, Jayashankar Bhupalpally District.
Length: Around 45 Kms
Tributaries: Medi Vagu (Ramappa Lake), Poddaru Vagu (Ghanapuram Lake)

Tributaries of Morancha Vagu
Medi Vagu joins Morancha Vagu near Palampet, Mulugu District.
Poddaru Vagu joins Morancha Vagu near Ghanapur, Mulugu District.

Jul 27, 2023 - Telangana Rains
Jul 27 2023,  4 AM : Moranchapalli, Jayashankar Bhupalpally district
What started as a drizzle on the morning of July 26 turned into torrential rain by the night. “Moranchapalli was hit by rain like never before in the history of Telangana. It looks like rain, which we usually receive throughout the year, hit us on a single day, creating havoc. With a local stream, Moranchapalli Vagu, advancing towards village, The entire village with 300 houses with population of around 1900 was inundated by an increase in flood water levels in a stream in the suburbs, giving a sleepless night for all.” which wiped all their belongings, live stock, food and other assets. 

The villagers were forced to go to the roof-tops of their houses and trees since morning. Videos of the panic-stricken villagers making fervent appeals to the authorities to save them surfaced on social media that morning. Following the distress calls, the official machinery swung into action and dispatched NDRF teams along with inflatable rubber boats and other equipment to rescue them. 6 from Moranchapalli saved by Army copter

In a daring rescue operation amid heavy rains Indian Army helicopters and boats came to the aid of six trapped individuals in the Morancha stream in Nainpaka.

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Jayashankar Bhupalpalli district witnessed very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall with the Chityal mandal recording the highest 616.5 mm rainfall in the district in the 24 hours, ending at 8 a.m. in the morning.

Four people got lost in the floods due to heavy rains. The bodies of three villagers have been retrieved and 1 still missing.

Thousands of acres of land were flooded with heavy sand and the irrigation potential of the fields was lost. Due to this, sand and stone casting the farmers have been severely distressed. It would cost them a lot to get their fields back to cultivable state.

The devastating impact of the floods has rendered many villagers unemployed, leaving them desperate for work opportunities.