All Odisha Rivers Flowing Below Danger Level: SEOC

Bhubaneswar: The water level in major rivers of Odisha has fallen below their danger level, informed the officials of the State Emergency Operations Centre (SEOC) on Tuesday.

According to the data shared by SEOC, Jalaka river at Mathani at 9 am today was flowing at 6.45 metres against the danger level of 5.5 metres but is on a falling trend.

The SEOC also informed that the water level at Hirakud dam reservoir at 9 am today was 623.35 feet. The inflow was 1,59,522 cusec and outflow was 1,04,290 cusec through four slice gates.

On the other hand, the discharge at Khairmal was 2.28 lakh cusec, at Barmul it was 3.07 lakh cusec, and at Munduli it was 4.15 lakh cusec.

There have been breaches in Mahanadi embankment at seven places and temporary restoration work is underway. Permanent repair works will be undertaken in September, said engineer-in-chief of the Water Resources department.

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