Idukki dam

Three Idukki dam shutters raised, discharge set at 100 cumecs

Three of five shutters of Cheruthoni dam of Idukki reservoir were raised on Sunday to release 100 cumecs (around 3,531 cusecs) of water.

published on : 8th August 2022

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