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Kerala rains: Chief Minister Vijayan appeals to M.K. Stalin to regularize the release of water from Mullai Periyar DamAchi News

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Kerala rains: Chief Minister Vijayan appeals to M.K. Stalin to regularize the release of water from Mullai Periyar Dam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at the 23rd Party Conference of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin on Friday as the situation similar to the flood of 2018 has reoccurred in Kerala. The water level of Mullai Periyar Dam should be reduced steadily and brought to a safe place.

The water level of Mullaip Periyar dam is close to 136 feet. If the same situation continues, the water inflow to the dam will increase and the water level of the dam will rise drastically. In a letter to Tamilisai, Pinarayi Vijayan said in a letter to Tamilisai, “In view of the heavy rainfall in the catchment area of ​​the dam, I request the authorities concerned to ensure that the discharge/discharge from the dam is more than the inflow level of the dam.” Chief Minister of the country.

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The water level of the dam located on the Periyar river was 137.25 feet at 9 am on Friday and the shutters of the dam were raised by 30 cm at 11:30 am, according to the Kerala government.

Similar to the floods caused by heavy rains in 2018, the incessant rains this time have wreaked havoc in many parts of the state, especially in central Kerala where many low-lying areas have been inundated. On Thursday alone, 3 people died in rain-related accidents in the state, taking the total death toll to 22 in the last 5 days.

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued orange alert (heavy to very heavy rain) and yellow alert (moderate rain) for Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts on Friday. Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam.

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