One more shutter broken in Mukkombu today
8 shutters in the mukkombu dam got broken and washed away in the cauvery river yesterday night. One more shutter got broken today morning around 9.30 AM. TN PWD chief secretary and Trichy district collector inspected the damage earlier today. There are totally 45 shutters available in the mukkombu upper dam out of which 9 got broken as of now.
As a result, water is flowing excessively in the Kollidam River from yesterday night. The government has issued the warning to the villages which are nearby the banks of Kollidam River. Government is trying to repair the shutters with the temporary measures to prevent more water pouring into kollidam and going waste into the sea.