Water levels rise in Cauvery basin dams

Water levels rise in Cauvery basin dams

Water levels rise in Cauvery basin dams

Water levels in the reservoirs of Mysore, Mandya and Hassan districts recorded a significant rise on Sunday.

The KRS reservoir in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district recorded an inflow of around 5,000 cusecs in the last three days.

The water level in the dam stood at 66.85 feet on Sunday evening. The outflow was 917 cusecs. The level on the corresponding date last year was 72.32 feet.

The Kabini reservoir in H D Kote taluk of Mysore district saw a rise of five feet in the last 24 hours. The inflow was 11,000 cusecs. The copious inflow is attributed to the moderate rainfall in the catchment areas of the dam in Kerala.

The Hemavathi reservoir in Sakleshpur taluk of Hassan district recorded a rise of two feet in the last 24 hours. The water level stood at 2861.40 feet, with an inflow of 4,917 cusecs.

Heavy rain in Kodagu

There was heavy rain on Sunday at Madikeri, Bhagamandala, Napoklu, Srimangala, Ammatti and Sampaje in Kodagu district.

The district received 63.87 mm of rainfall, in the 24 hours that ended at 8 am on Sunday.  The water level in the Harangi reservoir stood at 2813.76 feet against a maximum of 2,859 feet. The inflow was 2501 cusecs on Sunday.

In North Karnataka

There was moderate rainfall in the North Karnataka districts of Dharwad, Haveri and the coastal district of Uttara Kannada.

The water level in the Tungabhadra reservoir near Hospet of Bellary district stood at 1581.36 feet on Sunday, against a maximum of 1,633 feet. The dam has 4.74 tmc feet of water.

In Dakshina Kannada

A 29-year-old farmer was washed away when he fell into a stream at Kanchibailu near Puttige village of Mangalore taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.

There was intermittent rain in the district on Saturday night and Sunday.