Larji & Pandoh dam water release alert due to heavy rains

Shimla meteorological centre issued a warning of heavy rainfall on Friday. Realizing that an overflowing Beas. would force release of water from Larji and Pandoh dams, Mandi district administration, on Thursday, issued orders for the naib tehsildar, Aut to monitor release of water from Larji hydro project dam. The officer has also been asked to ensure that the hooter is sounded and announcement is made on loudspeaker to alert people before release of water.Heavy flow of water caused by excessive rain on the hill top at Shat Nala in Manikaran valley of Kullu on Wednesday washed away 300 sheep. The current of floodwater led to panic in the area as people mistook it for cloud burst. ~ Times of India

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