06 October Thursday

Red Alert At Idukki Dam; Warning Issued Along Periyar Settlements

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Aug 6, 2022

Idukki: Red Alert was sounded at Idukki Dam, in preparation to releasing water from sluice gates there. The flushing would mean rush of water along Periyar shores and residents on the river’s embankment are forewarned to stay vigilant.

The utmost capacity of Idukki reservoir is 2403 feet and authorities are currently preparing to release excess inflow, read the notification in this regard. The dam has currently reached 82.89 percent of its maximum capacity.