Malampuzha dam | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Thrissur: As heavy rains continue to batter the state, four shutters of the Malampuzha dam were opened here on Friday. All four shutters were raised by 5 cm.
At present, the water level of the dam is recorded at 112.36 meters. The water level is rising by one centimetre per hour.
As per the rule curve, the capacity of the dam is 112.99 meters. Though the situation is not alarming at present, the shutters were opened in view of the heavy rains. A warning has been issued on the banks of the Mukkaipuzha, Kalpathipuzha, and Bharathapuzha rivers.