Odisha: Flood waters to reach Mundali by July 25 evening

The first flood water that had been released from Hirakud Dam will reach Mundli barrage on Tuesday evening, said reliable sources.

Cuttack: The first flood water that had been released from Hirakud Dam will reach Mundli barrage on Tuesday evening, said reliable sources.

Heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas has caused a significant rise in water levels in the Hirakud dam. In order to control the situation, the flood water was being discharged through five floodgates of Hirakud Dam.

But now it is worth mentioning that three more gates have been opened. A total of eight sluice gates have now been opened in the Hirkud Dam in Sambalpur district of Odisha said reports on Monday.

The rain water that had been discharged through the first five sluice gates will reach Mundali barrage today. It is worth mentioning that the flood control rooms are on alert at Mundli and Naraj.

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