Idukki

Second powerhouse in Idukki by 2028

Kerala State Electricity Board Limited plans to build a second powerhouse in Idukki by 2028 which will cost Rs 2,700 crore.

published on : 30th November 2021

Idukki and Mullaperiyar dam shutters opened again

This is the second time that the shutters of Mullaperiyar dam were opened within a year while the shutters of Idukki dam were opened thrice this season.

published on : 18th November 2021

Water level in Mullaperiyar, Idukki dams continues to rise

The water level in the Mullaperiyar dam has been rising steadily over the last few days due to the incessant rain lashing the catchment areas for the past few days. 

published on : 16th November 2021

Heavy rains: Shutters of Cheruthoni dam of Kerala's Idukki reservoir opened again

The decision to open the dam shutters was taken after the dam level neared the red alert level of 2399 ft against the full reservoir level of 2403 ft on Sunday.

published on : 14th November 2021

Heavy rains lash Kerala, red alert declared in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur by IMD

The water level of the Idukki reservoir at 10.00 AM was at 2398.80 feet, close to the red alert mark of 2399.03 feet.

published on : 14th November 2021

Flood alert in Madurai, Theni districts as water in Mullaiperiyar dam crosses 138 feet

“People residing near the banks of the river have been asked to move to safer locations,” they said. 

published on : 29th October 2021

Kerala launches evacuation drive as TN set to release water from Mullaperiyar at 7 am on Friday

Tamil Nadu has not informed Kerala about the quantity of water they are planning to release. It is learned that the Tamil Nadu government will take a call on water release based on the inflow.

published on : 28th October 2021

Idukki set for Mullaperiyar water release

Sheeba was speaking at the emergency meeting convened here to evaluate the measures that need to be taken before raising the shutters of the dam. 

published on : 27th October 2021

Rain, landslide in high range: Water level touches 136ft in Mullaperiyar

The Idukki district administration, meanwhile, issued an alert to people living in the downstream of Mullaperiyar Dam after water level rose to 136 feet, the danger level set by Kerala.

published on : 24th October 2021

Water level dips, two Cheruthoni dam shutters closed

1 shutter raised from 35cm to 40cm as total outflow comes down to 40 cumecs per sec

published on : 23rd October 2021

Youth who murdered a four-member family in 2018 found dead; police suspect he killed himself

Aneesh and his friend murdered a black magician Krishnan, his wife, and two children in 2018

published on : 22nd October 2021

Floodgates of Idukki dam opened, Periyar river in spate

Three shutters of Cheruthoni dam raised by 35cm, releasing one lakh litres of water per second , 64 families from five panchayats on banks of river shifted to camps as precautionary measure

published on : 20th October 2021

Floodgates of Idukki reservoir opened after three years, Cheruthoni river in full spate

As the water gushed down the dam, the level rose in the Cheruthoni river which is a tributary of the Periyar

published on : 19th October 2021

High alert in Periyar basin as Kerala govt orders opening dam floodgates

Shutters of Idukki & Idamalayar dams to be raised today; 100 cubic metres of water will be released per second 

published on : 19th October 2021

Poovanchi landslide: Search operations end as body of seven-year-old boy recovered

The rescue team waded through heaps of mud to pull out the body of Muhammed Riswan, son of Shahul of Puthuparambil house in Poovanchi, on Monday morning

published on : 18th October 2021
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