Moderate rain in Thiruvananthapuram; shutters of Neyyar dam opened
| Wednesday | 14th August, 2019
By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Many parts of the capital district received moderate rain on Tuesday.
Keen on stopping a repeat of last year when Neyyar overflowed, the district administration opened the shutters of Neyyar dam on Tuesday.
The water level in the dam was 82.02 m when the shutters of the dam were opened by one inch.
The water level in the Peppara dam is 104.5 metre.
Close to 16 houses were partially damaged in the rain across the district (Varkala- 5, Neyyattinkara-5, Chirayinkeezhu- 1, Thiruvananthapuram- 5 and Nedumangad- 2).
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