Hirakud Dam To Release Flood Water Tomorrow

Sambalpur: With increasing water level at Hirakud reservoir following incessant rain, authorities decided to release season’s first flood water tomorrow.
The water level in Hirakud dam continues to rise following heavy rainfall in upper catchment areas of Mahanadi River.
Now, the water level of the reservoir stands at 616.87 ft against water storage capacity of 630 ft. Over 80,491 cusecs of water is entering into the dam per second while 18,519 cusec water is being released from it.