Maharashtra Rain Updates: The intensity of rainfall has increased well across the state. Due to continuous rains, water levels of many rivers (Maharashtra Floods) and dams in the state have increased. Even today, heavy rains are expected in many parts of the country, including Mumbai, and a red alert has been issued in some places. The continuous rains over the last few days have led to an increase in the demand for water from dams in the state. Some dams and lakes have overflowed, while others have enough water for the rest of the year. The increase in water storage in the dams is definitely a relief.
Mumbai Water Dam: Due to the torrential rains that have been falling for the last few days, the tension of water cut of Mumbaikars has come to an end. There is enough water in the lake near Mumbai for the next few years. Mumbai is not worried about water shortage till next year. Because Mumbai’s lakes have more than 50% water storage. This water supply will last for the next 189 days i.e. till 16th January 2023. Seven lakes supplying water to Mumbai have received torrential rains in the last 18 days. This has resulted in an increase of 5,86,899 million liters of water in the lake. Mumbai’s 10 per cent water cut was also canceled.
In Pune Due to incessant rains, Khadakwasla Dam has 100 per cent water storage capacity. The water has been discharged since midnight on the 11th considering the rainfall forecast. Initially about 1000 cusecs of water was being released.
In Ahmednagar Both Bhandardara and Nilwande dams are 50 per cent full. Many small dams in Ahmednagar district have overflowed.
To dust There has been a huge increase in water demand from the Nandurbar Akkalpada Dam, which supplies water. Therefore, discharge of water from the dam has been started.
Nashik due to incessant rains The Waghad Dam Nashik in the district has overflowed. Therefore, the administration has issued a warning. Ozarkhed dam in Dindori taluka has overflowed after Waghadi.
In Nandurbar district It has been raining heavily for the last 48 hours. There has been a huge increase in the demand for water from the Nandurbar Veer Chakra Dam, which supplies water to the city of Nandurbar.
Of Sangli Due to rising water level of Krishna river, Chandoli Dam is more than fifty percent full. There, 4 gates of Chandrapur Irai Dam in Chandrapur district of Vidarbha have been opened.