Water level at Mullaperiyar dam touches 142 ft


The Kerala state government has issued an alert for the people in the vicinity of Periyar.

Mullaperiyar dam (File Picture) | Photo: Mathrubhumi archives

Kumily: The water level at Mullaperiyar dam touched 142 feet again. Tamil Nadu may open more shutters. The Kerala state government has issued an alert to the people in the vicinity of Periyar.

Two spillway shutters have been opened and 841 cubic feet of water is being let into Periyar. 2708 cubic feet of water reaches the dam every second, out of which 1867 feet of water is taken by Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu informed that even though there is heavy rain in the catchment areas, more spillway shutters will be opened.

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