Ponmudi: The hill station of Ponmudi wore the green cover once again with the summer rains coming as a blessing amid scorching heat. The dam, located near Munnar on the Panniar River in the Periyar River valley in Kerala, is part of the basin of the West flowing rivers of the Tadri to Kanyakumari. The nearest city is Udumbanchola. Mattupetty to Ponmudi Dam is a distance of 39 kilometres (24 mi).
The nearest town is Udumbanchola. The distance between Mattupetty and Ponmudi Dam is about 39 kilometres. The Ponmudi Dam is a masonry gravity dam of 59 metres top with a total length of 294 metres.
The gross storage capacity of the reservoir is 51,540,000 cubic metres and live garage is 47,400,000 cubic metres. The dam has a complete volumetric content material of 181,000 cubic metres.
Weather: Summer 25°C to 30°C Winter 20°C to 25°C