Idukki: Two of the three shutters that were open were closed to regulate the water level in the Idukki Dam. Two and four shutters were closed. At the same time, 40,000 liters of water is flowing out every second through the third shutter of the Idukki Dam.
The shutters were closed according to the revised rule curve based on the amount of rainfall and water flow. As per today’s rule curve, the red alert level is 2398.32 feet. The dam status has now been set to an orange alert due to the relatively low water level. A red alert was issued for the dam on Tuesday. Three shutters were then opened.