COIMBATORE: The water level in dam reached its maximum of 120 feet on Saturday, the second time since July 23, following heavy discharge of water from Karnataka reservoirs.

Official sources said heavy inflow of 1.34 lakh cusecs resulted in the reaching its full level of 120 feet around 2 pm.

A has already been sounded in the cauvery delta districts, including Thiruvarur, and , besides those downstream following discharge of large quantity of water with 16 sluice gates of the Mettur dam being opened, they said.

The outflow from the dam was 1.10 lakh cusecs today. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with . Download The for your device. in English and other languages.