The spillway damage inside the Parambikulam dam did not swell the rivers inside the district on Wednesday, although there have been fears about flooding. The district authorities had warned the of us residing on the banks of the Bharathapuzha, particularly in Chittur and neighbouring areas.
Tribal households in Parambikulam had been evacuated after the dam’s shutters had been damaged on Tuesday evening time, inflicting regular launch of 20,000 cusecs water.
Minister for Irrigation Roshy Augustine mentioned that a crew of specialists from Kerala would go to Parambikulam Dam quickly. The State will reply on the premise of the professional crew’s report.
He mentioned the Kerala crew could be part of an professional crew from Tamil Nadu led by their Minister for Water assets, and would reply realistically to the calls for of Tamil Nadu. He mentioned Kerala would write to Tamil Nadu on the premise of the professional crew’s suggestions.
Mr. Augustine mentioned that the water being launched from the dam had decreased to fifteen,200 cusec, and that there was nothing to fear.
however, the Minister indicated that the Kerala State electricity Board (KSEB) would endure a heavy loss consequently of lack of water that is extra probably to be used for vitality know-how.
Mr. Augustine mentioned that when Parambikulam and Thoonakkadavu dams had launched better than 32,000 cusecs water simply a few months in the past, it did not set off any hazard.
Ruling out the considerations regarding the safety of shutters in Kerala dams, Mr. Augustine mentioned that technical specialists would generally research the dams yearly earlier than the monsoon.