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A dead bar-headed goose in the Pong Dam Lake. Officials say the birds exhibited an inability to take off despite having healthy wings before succumbing.(HT Photo)

Migratory birds continue to die, officials shut HP’s Pong wetland

Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Over 1,000 birds of different species have mysteriously died since December 28; authorities have ruled out poisoning
BBMB chairman DK Sharma maintained that authorities will continue to release 19,000 cusecs of water from the flood gates.(HT image)
BBMB chairman DK Sharma maintained that authorities will continue to release 19,000 cusecs of water from the flood gates.(HT image)

BBMB decides against releasing more water

NANGAL | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 09:47 AM IST
After the water level crossed the 1,974 feet mark, BBMB released 19,000 cusecs of water through flood gates of the dam two days ago. In addition to this, 36,000 cusecs water is already being released through turbines.
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