Shutters of Malampuzha dam opened
Palakkad: Following heavy rain alert, all four shutters of Malampuzha dam were opened. The shutters were raised by 30 cm.
The maximum capacity of the dam is 115.6 m. The water reached 114.3 m in the dam following heavy rains in the past few days.
The dam shutters were opened earlier on August 1. Then the shutters were raised by 5 ft due to the heavy rain in the district.
The red alert issued in Palakkad on Thursday have been withdrawn.