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In the second part of the series, our reporter traces the route of the proposed 12-km Shishila-Byrapur road that is to cut through the catchment area of River Kapila.
The farming community was heaving a sigh of relief with the early onset of the southwest monsoon in the Cauvery catchment areas.
To check the wastage of water Tamil Nadu government would be taking up a holistic programme for three years at a cost of Rs 1,000 crore by constructing check dams in the tail- end regions of Cauvery.
Tamil Nadu government tonight said all efforts are being taken to ensure that tail-end areas in the Delta region soon receive excess Cauvery water released from the Mettur dam soon.
The discharge from Tamil Nadu’s premier reservoir has now scaled up, exceeding two lakh cusecs. The Cauvery is flushing out surplus for the 42nd time since 1934.
Meanwhile, with the outflow from the Bavanisagar dam falling to 20,000 cusecs on Saturday evening, a semblance of normalcy returned to Sathy, where houses had been submerged.
Even as the Cauvery river is in spate again, precautionary measures, including identification of vulnerable locations, setting up of temporary shelters and evacuation in anticipation of the eventualit
Even as the river flows at it fullest, the farmers in Tiruchy are facing many difficulties including irrigation canals that have not been de-silted yet.
With the river flooding the Koppa bridge, vehicular traffic to the famous Golden Temple at Bylakuppe came to a halt.
With over two lakh cusecs flowing in Cauvery and Kollidam, breaches appearing in many villages; people moved to shelters in Muttuvanchari and Anaikudi; flood alert issued in many other places
The State government should come forward to close down sand quarries at Cauvery and Coleroon (Kollidam) rivers to protect farming in Cauvery delta districts, PMK founder S Ramadoss, said
The 8410 people have been accommodated in 96 relief camps in Namakkal, Erode, Kanyakumari, Karur, Dharmapuri and Tiruchirappalli.
The Chief Minister inaugurated a new building at Tiruvarur for Climate Change project office under Cauvery river basin scheme, built at the cost of Rs 2 crore.
Water from Cauvery and Bhavani rivers entered some villages in Dharmapuri, Salem and Erode districts and people had been shifted to safer places.
The state government has also notified district administrations about precautionary measures to be implemented in districts that run along the river’s length.