Three More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: The authorities have closed three more gates on Thursday. With closure of two gates, the floodwater is being released from the dam through four sluice gates.
The water level of the dam stood at 623.04 ft as against its total storage capacity of 630 ft by 6 AM today. While 1,33,647 cusec floodwater was being released from the dam per second, the inflow was 1,00,509 cusec per second, said dam officials.