Harangi Dam full: Water released
News

Harangi Dam full: Water released

August 4, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, over 4,750 cusecs of Cauvery water has been released yesterday from the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district following heavy inflow in the region.

The four crest gates of Harangi Dam in Somwarpet Taluk have been opened releasing water to the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district.

The maximum level of the Harangi Dam is 2,859 ft and the Dam recorded 2,856.61 ft water on Monday. Harangi Dam Assistant Executive Engineer Mahendra has informed that 3,750 cusecs of water is being released through the four crest gates and over 1,000 cusecs of water is released to the canals.

Kodagu district had less than 10 mm (1 cm) rains since the past 10 days, but the region is witnessing heavy rains from Aug. 2. Rains in the last week of July were below normal, but over the last 24 hours, the district recorded an average rainfall of 50.92 mm.

Last year, on the same day, it was 19.11 mm. Since January this year, the region has received 873 mm of rains compared to 836.72 mm rains during the same period last year.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]