Banasura Sagar dam shutters raised again, DMA issues alert
Banasura Sagar dam shutters raised again, DMA issues alert

Banasura Sagar dam shutters raised again, DMA issues alert


Kozhikode: In view of the incessant downpour in Wayanad, shutters of Banasura Sagar dam has been raised again. Hence, Disaster Management Authority (DMA) has alerted the natives to stay vigilant.

“As heavy rainfall was recorded in the catchment areas of the dam, the shutters of Banasura Sagar dam were raised from 90 cm to 150 cm. The shutters were raised step by step,” said DMA.

On Sunday, people raised protest after the dam shutters were opened without issuing any warning to the natives. Three shutters of the dam were opened without informing even the district collector.

Meanwhile, water level in Idukki dam receded to 2398.08 ft on Monday at 2.00 in the morning.



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