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40 gates are opened at Hirakud

Hirakud: Four more gates of the Hirakud Dam have been opened. Water is now being drained through a total of 40 gates. However, 6,56,06 cusecs of water enters the Hirakud Dam. In addition, 3,35,658 cusecs of water are being pumped out of Hirakud. The river is swollen by the opening of the Hirakud Dam Gate.

Notably, drainage continued this morning through 20 gates of the Hirakud Dam. Then four more gates were opened. As a result, drainage continued through 24 gates. Then 4 more gates have been opened in 2 days.

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