The News Scroll 06 August 2020  Last Updated at 9:47 pm | Source: PTI

20 villages in TN get flood alert

20 villages in TN get flood alert
Erode, Aug 6 (PTI): Flood alert has been sounded in more than 20 villages in Sathyamangalam, Gobichettipalayam and Bhavani in west Tamil Nadu. Due to heavy rain in Udhagamandalam, over 50,000 cusecs of water were flowing into the Bhavani River, Revenue officials said on Thursday. The river water reaches Lower Bhavani Project Reservoir at Bhavanisagar.

The Public Works Department said 38,477 cusecs of water flowing into the Bhavani River reached the reservoir and the flow decreased to 35,067 cusecs during the day.

The level of the reservoirtouched 92.77 feet against the full capacity of 105 feet.

The officials said if the inflow continues to increase and the level rises upto 100 feet, water would be released from the reservoir into the Bhavani River which would merge with Cauvery. PTI COR NVG NVG

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