Idukki dam

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

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

Water level in Idukki reservoir reaches 4,390 ft; blue alert issued

Hundreds of tourists are flocking to the Idukki dam site to enjoy the Pooja holidays and to experience the scenic beauty of the dam filled to the brim.

published on : 16th October 2021

Water in Kerala's Idukki dam inches closer to blue alert level

Data released by the India Meteorological Department show the district received ‘excess’ pre-monsoon showers from March till May.

published on : 26th July 2021

Kerala floods HIGHLIGHTS: CM Pinarayi Vijayan says 33 lives lost on Saturday; death toll rises to 357

Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in the death of over 150 people in the state in three days.

published on : 17th August 2018

Flood situation grave in Kerala, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan; toll rises to 22

Most of the deaths have been reported from Idukki district (11), followed by Malappuram (6), Kozhikode (2) and Wayanad (1), Ernakulam (2) in the last 24 hours.

published on : 9th August 2018

Idukki dam shutter opened: Navy on alert, will help carry out relief operations

In order to carry out relief operations, the state government has requested assistance from the Southern Naval Command, said a Naval spokesperson.

published on : 9th August 2018

Kerala opens Idukki dam shutter after 26 years as water level crosses crucial 2398 ft mark

The water level recorded in Idukki Dam on Thursday was at 2398.80 ft, which is only 0.20 ft away from issuing red alert.

published on : 9th August 2018

Heavy rain triggers landslides in Idukki, at least 10 persons dead

The Kerala State Electricity Board authorities have informed the district administration that they are ready the conduct trial run at the Cheruthony Dam.

published on : 9th August 2018

Water level rises in Idukki dam, panic grips the people residing downstream

The rising water level in the Idukki dam (it was 2,394.36 feet on Sunday) has triggered fear among the people in the downstream areas.

published on : 30th July 2018

With rising water levels, Kerala's Idukki dam to open after 25 years

The KSEB is monitoring the situation and has worked out the modalities of opening the shutters before the water level reaches 2400 ft.

published on : 29th July 2018