What is the condition of Idukki dam?

Despite heavy rainfall, the water level in the Idukki dam continued to remain at a low on Friday. As per data from the Dam Monitoring and Research Station at Vazhathoppe, the water level on Friday stood at 2,333.12 ft, which was 32% of the full reservoir capacity. The previous day’s water level was 2,333.38 ft.

When Idukki dam will open?

Idukki Dam Timings

Day Timing
Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

What is the water level of Idukki dam today?

2,368.90 ft
Water level in Idukki dam touches 2,368.90 ft.

What will happen if Idukki dam breaks?

If the dam-break were to occur at the maximum water level of 136 ft at Mullaperiyar, it will cause the water level at the much larger Idukki reservoir situated 36 km away to rise by 20.85 metres.

Which is the largest arch dam in India?

Idukki Dam
The Idukki Dam, located in Kerala, India, is a 168.91 m (554 ft) tall arch dam.

Which is biggest dam in Kerala?

Idukki Arch Dam
Idukki Arch Dam situated between Kuravan and Kurathi mountains is the biggest dam in Kerala.

Which is the biggest dam in the India?

Tehri Dam
Large Dam

# Name State
1 Tehri Dam Uttarakhand
2 Lakhwar Dam Uttarakhand
3 Idukki (Eb)/Idukki Arch Dam Kerala
4 Bhakra Dam Himachal Pradesh

What is the current water level in Idukki Dam?

The water level rose by 6 feet within 10 days. This is five feet more than the water level marked in the dam at the same time in previous year. The present water level is at 2379 feet in the dam. If the water level increased by 14 feet and reached 2394 feet, the dam need to be opened according to the new rule curve.

What’s the current water level of dams in Kerala?

Check sdma.kerala.gov.in/dam-water-level/ for latest updates on Kerala dams like Pambla dam, Idukki dam, Mullaperiyar Reservoir etc, several dams in Kerala are under watch and shutters of many have been opened to avert mishap as rainfall continues. Check here to know the status of dam shutters.

How did the Idukki Dam rescue operation begin?

The rescue operation began after a call from the Mumbai Coast Guard about rising water level in the Idukki dam area, the Army officer, who led the team, said. The bench observed that it was not an expert to deal with such severe natural calamity and was leaving to the executive to contain the crisis.

What is the status of dam shutters in Kerala?

Check here to know the status of dam shutters here. Heavy rainfall in Kerala has raised the level of water in the state’s dams to high levels. The administration is keeping an eye and taking informed decisions over the opening of shutters of dams wherever required.