Spillways opened as water in Pong Dam crosses danger mark

SHIMLA, 14 SEPT: The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) authorities today opened the spillways Pong Dam in Himachal Pradesh as a precaution after the water level in the dam crossed the danger mark but authorities ruled out flood threat to lower riparian areas.

Spillways is the passage for release of surplus water from a dam.
“The water level reached 1394.25 feet, against maximum storage point

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