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Nine more gates of Odisha’s Hirakud Dam closed

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Burla, Sept 5:

Hirakud damAfter having closed five sluice gates in the morning, authorities at the Hirakud Dam in Odisha’s Sambalpur district closed nine more gates of the dam on Friday evening.

Water from the reservoir is now being released through 14 gates.

However, the authorities closed nine more gates in the evening.

“The dam authorities decided to shut down nine gates as rain in the upper catchments of Mahanadi has stopped,” said Rabindra Kumar Panda, chief superintending engineer, Hirakud Dam Project, to the media.