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Idukki dam: All five shutters opened
 
Cheruthoni: All the five shutters of Idukki Cheruthoni dam were opened on Friday. The decision was made as the water level continued to rise at an alarming rate at the reservoir. Second, third and fourth shutters were opened early in the morning. But as heavy rain continued the KSEB authorities decided to raise the remaining shutters.
The water level has reached 2401.60 feet whereas 2403 feet is the maximum storage capacity. Now six lakh liters of water will be released per second. People who dwell on the banks of the Periyar river and Cheruthoni river have been cautioned. Since the downpour in the catchment areas are high, the water level in the dam is rising in a n alarming rate.


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