There has been opposition to the move by locals whose lands will be submerged.
Aam Aadmi Party leader, who has been a part of the Narmada Bachao Andolan has called this move unjust.
The MET department has predicted more rains in Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Hoshangabad, Gwalior and Chambal.
Setting off with vessels in search of water has become a daily routine in Amreli, and they have to jostle for whatever little is available.
The Narmada River is flowing above the danger level in Omkareshwar and Khandwa.