Hamirpur (HP), June 10(UNI) The district administrations of Mandi, Hamirpur, and Kangra have suggested the individuals residing close by the River Beas to not go close by the River for their very own security as big volumes of water has been launched from Pandoh dam in Mandi district since Wednesday morning.
It’s price mentioning right here that as a result of sudden rise in water degree within the dam, the water launched from the Pandoh Dam of Mandi is growing as a result of steady melting of snow from the hills.
This has been happening as a result of scorching warmth within the state of Himachal Pradesh and the melting of snow on the Himalayas has began thereby growing the water degree of the River Beas.
Because of this, out of the blue on late Tuesday evening, the water degree within the dam on the Beas River in Pandoh reached the utmost degree.
The River Beas begins from Beas Kund in Kulu district and flows by the districts of Kulu, Mandi, Hamirpur, and Kangra earlier than merging into the Pong dam situated close to the Talwara space of the Punjab.
Engineer, Rajesh Handa of the BBMB Pandoh stated that as a result of scorching warmth, the snow on the mountains was melting quickly consequently the water degree of Pandoh Dam was additionally rising quickly.
He stated that the method of releasing water from Pandoh would proceed within the coming instances as properly. He has appealed to all of the individuals residing on the banks of the Beas River past Pandoh to remain alert.
He stated that in view of the rise within the water degree within the dam, the administration has launched water within the river from Pandoh Dam at round 3 am on Wednesday. Because of which the water degree of the river has additionally elevated in Mandi metropolis and its surrounding areas.
The BBMB Pandoh Administration has appealed to the individuals of the areas beneath the dam to be alert in order that there isn’t any hazard to the life and property of the individuals.
He stated that every one the involved district administration officers have additionally been requested to make individuals conscious of this.
It’s price mentioning right here that The 76 m (249 ft) tall Pandoh Dam is an embankment dam on the Beas River. The dam was commissioned in 1977 and its main goal is hydroelectric energy era. A part of a Run-of-the-river energy scheme, it diverts the waters of the Beas to the southwest by a 38 km lengthy system of tunnels and channels.
The water is used for energy era on the Dehar PowerHouse earlier than being discharged into the Satluj River, connecting each rivers.
Pandoh Lake is created by Pandoh Dam and is situated about 19 kilometers upstream from Mandi on the River Beas.
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