Wayanad : With water level rising, authorities opened one shutter of the Banasura Sagar dam Monday morning 8 am. The shutter currently stands raised by 10 cms flushing out 8.50 cusecs water. If felt necessary, the volume would be enhanced to 35 cusecs later.
Meanwhile residents have been warned to refrain from taking to rivers to fish there. Police have been deployed at embankments to prevent this.
Red Alert had been issued to locals Sunday morning soon as reservoir water reached 773.50 meter.