Flood warning issued

July 20, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 04:02 am IST - NAMAKKAL

The district administration has issued flood warning in River Cauvery in the wake of release of water from Mettur Dam for farm operations in the delta districts on Thursday.

In a press release issued here, District Collector M. Asia Mariam said that people living in the low level areas in the villages situated on the banks of the river should be very cautious. They should not enter the river, other water bodies and supply channels.

Youth should avoid taking pictures and selfies near the water. Parents should not allow their children to play near the water.

The quantum of release of water from the dam into the river would be informed to the public every now and then.

Ms. Mariam said that the district administration had taken all precautionary measures in this regard.

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