New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The water level in 91 major reservoirs in the country continued to be at 19 per cent of their total capacity for the second week in a row, the government said today. Also Read - Uttarakhand Colleges, Universities to Reopen From March 1 For First Time After Lockdown
The Union water resources ministry said the reservoirs — including the Nagarjuna Sagar, Indira Sagar and Bhakra dams — contained 29.665 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water for the week ending today. Also Read - Uttarakhand Flash Floods: 134 Missing People To Be Declared Dead
The fresh water level is 126 per cent of the storage reported during the corresponding period last year and 91 per cent of the decadal average, the ministry said in a statement. Also Read - Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Strikes Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand
Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu reported lesser storage vis- -vis last year.
Reservoirs in Himachal Pradesh have reported equal storage.
Punjab, West Bengal, Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Karnataka have recorded better storage.
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