Public asked to avoid going near Chenab on June 26, 27

Flushing of Salal dam

 REASI: Authorities of Salal Power Station Jyotipuram, Reasi has asked the people of the area not to venture near Chenab river on June 26 and 27 in view of periodical slit flushing from the reservoir.

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“It is intimated that for silt flushing from reservoir at Salal Power Station the gates shall be opened on 26-06-2015, 8.00 A.M. (Morning) to 27-06-2015, 8.00 (Morning) as a result of this, there will be increase in flow of water and level of river Chenab may increase. Therefore, the general public of the area is informed to take proper care while moving near banks of river Chenab during this period   in order to avoid any untoward incident” an official handout states.

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It further cautioned the residents of villages Dharan, Thanpal,Arnas, Sai, Lanjan, Narloo, Gari, Salmot upstream and  Gujjar Kothi, Saidh Baba, Bidda, Kachhi Khera, Talwara, Nambla, Vijaypur, Bara Dari, Patta, Kanasi Patta, Jedhi, Panasa, Bhabber, Chumdian,Dera Baba Banda Bhadur, Seri and other villages downstream to avoid movement of general public, vehicles and animals near river Chenab.

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