Pykara Dam sluice gates opened

July 27, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 03:53 am IST - UDHAGAMANDALAM

Due to the continuing rains in the Nilgiris district, thewater level in the Pykara Dam has reached its full capacity of 95 feet, prompting the district administration to issue a warning to residents downstream to be careful as the sluice gates are to be opened at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Residents warned

Meanwhile, officials from the district administration said that residents in Glenmorgan, Singara and Moyar should ensure that they are not close to banks of the rivers flowing through the area as they will be in spate.

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