Odisha : 10 gates of Hirakud Dam remain open

Sambalpur: In view of continuous rainfall in the upper catchment area of Mahanadi River, as many as 10 gates of Hirakud dam remained opened here in Odisha on Wednesday.

The water level of the reservoir stood at 623.47 feet at 7 AM today, while the dam has a capacity of holding water upto 630 feet, informed Hirakud Dam officials.

Currently, the water inflow into the dam is 1,42,744 cusec while water outflow from the reservoir is 1,81,408 cusec, officials added.

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