The level in Periyar dam was 112.30 feet with no inflow and discharge on Thursday. The level in Vaigai dam was 33.10 feet with no inflow and the discharge was 60 cusecs.

The combined storage in Periyar credit was 1,757 mcft. Rainfall recorded in the region (in mm): Gudalur 1.5, Melur 0.6 and Kodaikanal 8. On Thursday evening, Madurai city experienced a heavy downpour from 6 p.m. Many low-lying areas were inundated, PWD officials said.

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