A major canal of Kuttyadi irrigation project has been broken at Viyyur ,Koyilandi in Kozhikode , today .Canal water flowed into houses on the canal banks.No casualties have been reported.
The canal shutter at Eravattoor has been closed and now the water flow is controlled.The incident occurred around 1 am.
Ten meter area of the canal is cracked.
Local people informed the Koyilandi police,immediately after they noticed the canal water flooding towards their houses.The water reached up to their houses’s front yards.
Meppayur road also was flooded with canal water.
Koyilandi SI P.P.Rajan informed irrigation department officials and the shutter was closed at Eravattur.
Officials in the revenue department have visited the spot.
Local people complained that the canal had not been repaired for the last two years . Local people , earlier spotted some damage and reported to the officials, concerned.