Kabini dam inflow and outflow reaches 50,000 cusecs mark

  • | Thursday | 12th July, 2018

Water level at the Kabini dam is restricted at 2,282.22 feet.“In past one decade we are witnessing 50,000 cusecs inflow for the first time. According to the data, the inflow into the KRS dam reached 40,000 cusecs mark while outflow is 3,600 cusecs. The irrigation department is expected to release water from the dam with the inflow touching 22,000 cusecs following heavy rainfall in Mudigere, Sakaleshapur and surrounding areas. As the water level in the dam reached the maximum level, we are releasing same amount of water,” he explained.Following the record inflow and the outflow , a flood-like situation has arisen across Nanjanagudu and surrounding villages. Water level in the dam is expected to touch the maximum level by Friday.Hemavati, another major tributary of Cauvery that originates from Mudigere taluk in Chikkamagaluru district is also witnessing record inflow.

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