The Shutters of Idukki dam were closed and the yellow alert issued in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts were removed. The yellow alert issued due to the cyclone formed in Arabian sea which was the reason for heavy rains. But yellow alert will be continued in Wayanad and Idukki till Monday.
The Higher officials informed that the Disrtict Disaster Management Authority can withdraw the restrictions imposed on the tourists places and hilly regions after considering the local climatic conditions.
However, the night journeys through hilly regions has been restricted and the warning issued to fishermen will continue.
The shutters of the Idukki Cheruthoni dam was closed on Sunday, it was opened on Saturday due to increase in water level. But, after that there was no much rainfall in the catchment areas of Idukki and Mullaperiyar dams.