Sambalpur hirakund dam 34 gate’s opened
At kalma village, the back of Hirakud Reservior is one of the reasons for such situations, only 20 scouring gates are under operation, please do needful
RL at 21 hrs-617.83ft
Pr Inflow -794020 cusec
Pr Outflow -565205cusec
Sambalpur : As water was released from the Hirakud dam after heavy rain, about a hundred houses in the vicinity in Odisha's Sambalpur were submerged. The District Magistrate of Sambalpur informed that several relief centres were also started amid the flood-like situation.
"Incessant downpour and opening of 34 gates of Hirakud dam have led to a flood-like situation in Sambalpur. Over 100 houses submerged. Relief centres opened," DM Ananya Das, Sambalpur.
The authorities had released excess floodwater from the reservoir as it rose due to heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas.