Chandigarh- All 4 floodgates of the Bhakra Dam situated on the border of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have been opened on Sunday for the primary time within the wake of heavy rainfall in catchment areas of the reservoir.

Also, in response to officers, they (gates) have been opened to examine their operational efficacy.

Authorities have suggested folks in downstream areas to stay alert and chorus from approaching the Sutlej river banks.

To regulate the water stage that touched 1, 671 toes, the board determined to launch 20, 000 cusecs by means of the floodgates, the emergency water exit system.

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