Four More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed


Sambalpur: The Hirakud Dam authorities closed four more gates on Monday morning as the inflow of water decreased.

The inflow and outflow of floodwater are 4,94,094 and 6,65,624 cusecs per second, respectively.

The excess water is being discharged through 36 of the 64 sluice gates of the Hirakud Dam.

The water level of the reservoir stands at 627.29 feet as against its optimum capacity of 630 feet.

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