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Tamil Nadu opens dam gates, Kerala fears worse

Aug 16, 2018 08:18 IST

As Kerala battles heavy rains that have triggered floods and landslides, situaton is likely to get wrose as Tamil Nadu opened sluice gates of the Mullaperiyar Dam where level had risen to dangeorus levels. Kerala CM had asked Tamil Nadu CM to release water from the Dam that was close to breaching the 142-feet mark, the maximum level that Kerala believes, the dam structure can safely hold.

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