Yavali is a small village in Amravati tahsil 26 km. (16 miles). distant from Amravati town, the district headquarters, and 6 km. (four miles) from Mahuli on the Amravati-Morsi Road. The land around the village being boggy, communications become difficult during the rainy season. Its population as per the 1961 Census is 2,374 and mainly depends upon agriculture, jovar, cotton and tur being the principal crops. There is only one primary school for which a building was constructed in 1954. There is a branch post-office and an allopathic dispensary maintained by the Zilla Parisad. The only object of interest is an old temple of Mahadeva of masonry, situated to the north of the village. It has a spacious sabhamandap having many pillars bearing some striking architectural work. The gabhara housing the linga is 0.743 m2 (eight feet square).

Just behind the temple there is a big tank about 24.400 x 24.400 metres (80' x 80'). There are broad and long steps leading to the water level. It is said to have been constructed during the famine of 1918 to alleviate the water scarcity in the village.