Mullaperiyar shutters open but no excess water flowing; Red alert on Idukki Dam withdrawn

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newsteamz_Mullaperiyar shutters open but no excess water flowing; Red alert on Idukki Dam withdrawn
  • Red alert on Idukki Dam withdrawn.

  • The current water level in Idukki Dam is 2398.30 feet.

  • Authorities said the alert was withdrawn but vigilance should be maintained.

Red alert on Idukki Dam withdrawn. The current water level in Idukki Dam is 2398.30 feet. Authorities said the alert was withdrawn but vigilance should be maintained.

According to KSEB officials, the two spillway shutters of the Mullaperiyar Dam have been opened but the Idukki Dam does not need to be opened immediately in case of excess water.

The red alert was declared in the Idukki dam this morning after the water level rule curve was exceeded. The dam currently has sufficient capacity to hold water from the Mullaperiyar. The Idukki Dam Assistant Engineer said that there was no need to worry and the Red Alert was declared as a precaution.

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