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Water level in Periyar dam

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MADURAI

Water level in Periyar dam stood at 126.15 feet (permissible level is 142 ft.), with an inflow of 1,131 cusecs and a discharge of 1,420 cusecs. In Vaigai dam, the level was 56.63 ft. (71 ft.), with an inflow of 1,432 cusecs and a discharge of 960 cusecs. Combined storage in Periyar credit was 6,331 mcft.

Rainfall recorded in the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. on Tuesday was (in mm): Viraganoor 65.1, Uthamapalayam 45.2, Gudalur 44, Shanmuganathi dam 41, Sothuparai dam 28, Melur 17, Periyar dam 16.8, Andipatti 16.2, Peranai 15.2, Madurai city 14.1, Manjalar dam 14, Kallandhiri 12, Thekkadi 11.8, Vaigai dam 11.4, Kodaikanal 9.8, Chittampatti 9.4, Pulipatti 3.6, Veerapandi 3 and Mettupatti 2, PWD officials said.

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