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Flood alert in Salem district

SALEM,JULY 15TH 

Following the nonstop, heavy flow of water in river Cauvery, Salem District Collector Rohini R. Bhajibhakare issued a flood warning to the people residing in the low-lying areas along the banks of the river in Mettur and Edappadi blocks in the district.

The Karnataka government has discharged about 80,000 cusecs of water into the Cauvery from the Kabini and Krishnaraja Sagar reservoirs in Karnataka. The realisation of water in the Cauvery at Biligundlu is expected to be between 80,000 cusecs and 90,000 cusecs on Monday morning.

 

     Water level in Mettur dam  stood at 83.20 ft. on Sunday morning against its full level of 120 ft.

 

Jul 15, 2018
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