Water level in Periyar dam on Sunday stood at 128.55 feet (permissible level is 142 ft.), with an inflow of 5,661 cusecs and a discharge of 1,200 cusecs. In Vaigai dam, the level was 35.76 ft. (71 ft.), with an inflow of 1,120 cusecs and a discharge of 60 cusecs. Combined storage in Periyar credit was 4,477 mcft.
Rainfall recorded in the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. on Sunday was (in mm): Periyar dam 49.8, Thekkadi 40.2, Gudalur 35, Shanmuganathi dam 25, Uthamapalayam 6.1, Veerapandi 15, Vaigai dam 1.6, Manjalar dam 5, Sothuparai dam 2 and Kodaikanal 2.6, PWD officials said.
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