Breach in Indravati canal; 200 hectares of land submerged

OST Bureau
Dharmagarh (Kalahandi), Jan 12:

Nearly 200 hectares of land was submerged following a breach in the main left canal of Indravati reservoir on Sunday.

According to reports, a 25-metre long breach in the left canal embankment at Kasibahal flooded the nearby area.

Following information, senior officials of Water Resources department and Indravati dam authorities rushed to the spot.

The dam authorities have shut down the main sluice gate of the canal to prevent further damage. Efforts are on to repair the embankment on war-footing, reports said

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