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Kerala Rain | Red alert on Kaki-Ananthodu dam, Mullaperiyar 2 shutters to be opened

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Thiruvananthapuram, First Published Oct 28, 2021, 10:54 PM IST

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains continue in the state. Following this, the water level in the Kaki-Ananthodu dam in Pathanamthitta reached the warning level. A red alert has been issued here. It has been reported that a limited amount of water will be released if required. The district administration said those on the banks of the Pampa and Kakattar rivers should be vigilant. The flow of water to the dam has increased. The water flow to Mullaperiyar has increased. Tamil Nadu has announced that two shutters of the dam will be opened tomorrow morning. Initially, 500 cubic feet of water will be released per second. It will gradually increase to a thousand cubic feet.

Damage in the mountain water patch at Edappalayam near Punalur, Kollam. Four houses were flooded. A jeep, autorickshaw and car were swept away. There was no crowd. The Revenue Department said people had been relocated. The mountain water patch occurred in the evening.

There were three landslides and floods in Erumeli Angel Valley. The blast took place at Angel Valley Junction, Pallipadi and Valayath Padi, the 12th ward of Erumeli panchayath. Nearby establishments and houses were flooded. The utensils in the houses in the area were washed away. The protective wall has collapsed in many places. Rocks and mud fell and traffic came to a standstill. Ward member Matthew Joseph said several vehicles were damaged and an auto that arrived in the area was swept away. Heavy rains are continuing across the district

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Water flow to Mullaperiyar Dam has increased. The dam will be opened tomorrow morning, Water Resources Minister Roshi Augustine said. Tamilnadu has issued two warnings. Only water will be released to maintain the water level of the dam at 138 feet. It is estimated that 3,000 cubic feet of water will flow. If required, 100 cusecs of water will be discharged from Idukki Dam. Tamil Nadu has not yet said how high the shutters will open. Only the water will be released to adjust the water level of the dam to 138 feet.

The Central Meteorological Department has warned fishermen not to go to sea for the next two days. The Kerala-Lakshadweep coast is prone to strong winds and strong winds of 40 to 50 kmph and in some places 60 kmph.

Fishermen and coastal residents beware

  • Authorities have warned people to stay away from dangerous areas as seas are likely to intensify.
  • Secure fishing vessels (boats and canoes) in the harbor. Maintaining a safe distance between boats can reduce the risk of collisions.
  • Ensure the safety of fishing gear. Avoid beach trips and diving completely.

Last Updated Oct 28, 2021, 11:38 PM IST

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