The level in Periyar dam on Monday stood at 122.40 feet (permissible level is 142 ft.) with an inflow of 356 cusecs and a discharge of 1,273 cusecs. In Vaigai dam, the level was 48.46 ft. (71 ft.) with an inflow of 723 cusecs and a discharge of 960 cusecs. The combined storage in Periyar credit was 4,776 mcft.

Rainfall recorded in various places during the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. on Sunday was (in mm): Periyar dam: 22, Thekkadi: 18.6, Gudalur: 1.6, Uthamapalayam: 1,2 and Sothuparai dam: 1.

19 students injured

Nineteen students of a private school were injured after the institution’s van met with an accident in Tiruvarur district on Monday. The accident occurred at Achuthamangalam along the Nannilam – Kumbakonam road in the morning.

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