Water level

The level in Periyar dam on Wednesday stood at 132.70 feet (permissible level is 142 ft.) with an inflow of 5,941 cusecs and a discharge of 2,100 cusecs. In Vaigai dam, the level was 49.41 ft. (71 ft.) with an inflow of 1,748 cusecs and a discharge of 960 cusecs. The combined storage in Periyar credit was 7,099 mcft. Rainfall recorded in various places during the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. on Wednesday was (in mm): Periyar dam 24, Thekkadi 19, Gudalur 6.2, Shanmuganathi dam 2, Uthamapalayam 1.1, Veerapandi 9 and Kodaikanal 1.2.

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