Palakkad: Following the rise in water level more shutters of Malampuzha dam have been opened. All four shutters are opened 9 cm further.
With this the excess water will flow into Bharathappuzha.
Irrigation department has asked the people living on coasts of Kalpathy river and Bharathappuzha should keep vigilant.
Earlier the shutters of the dam were opened 3 cm each.