The Idukki dam will have to be opened if the current flow continues, says the power minister. Trying your best not to open. The minister said there was no other option if the adverse weather conditions continued.
Orange alert is on at Idukki Dam. The current water level is 2397.14. 93.17 per cent of the storage capacity was filled with water. KSEB Dam Safety Chief Engineer Manorama News was told that the red alert was only two days later due to low water flow. The dam will be opened on the basis of the decision of the government and the disaster management considering the rainfall in the district. As the water level in the dam rose, power generation at the Moolamattom power station was completed. Five out of six generators are running. Repairs to generator No. 3 will be completed soon.