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Crops including coconut and banana were drowned

Crops including coconut and banana were drowned
Crops including coconut and banana were drowned

Salem: As the amount of water released from the Mettur dam has increased, crops such as cotton, coconut and banana have been submerged in the area.

Cauvery floods due to heavy rains in Cauvery catchment areas. Due to this, the amount of water coming to Mettur Dam increased to 1,85,000 cubic feet per second. As the Mettur Dam is full, the water coming into the dam is being completely discharged through the hydroelectric stations and through the excess water channel.

As the excess water drain is being discharged at the rate of 1,62,000 cubic feet per second, the excess water drain canal is seen as a flood forest. Mettur Edappadi Road has been cut off near Sangi Muniappan Temple. Trucks carrying ash to Mettur Dam Power Station are prohibited from passing through the route. Similarly, bus traffic was stopped through it. Crops such as cotton, coconut and banana were submerged in the water.

As the amount of water released from the Mettur dam has increased, crops such as cotton, coconut and banana have been submerged in the area. The water level of the dam continues to remain at 120 feet. Water is flowing into the dam at the rate of 1,85,000 cubic feet per second. The water coming into the dam is being completely discharged.

23,000 cubic feet per second of water is being released through hydroelectric plants and 1,62,000 cubic feet per second through surplus water channel. The east-west canal releases water at a rate of 400 cubic feet per second for irrigation. Dam water storage is 93.47 TMC.

Officials of the Water Resources Department have said that the amount of water coming to the Mettur Dam is likely to decrease gradually due to the isolation of the mountain in the Cauvery water catchment areas. Mettur District Collector has warned the residents of Anna Nagar and Periyar Nagar areas located in the excess water drainage canal area to move to safe places.


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