Tuesday, July 12, 2016
12th July 2016:...Good rains in Catchment areas make Mumbai Lakes rise :
Rainfall this season till Date: Bhatsa: 912 mms, Middle Vaitarna: 894 mms, Upper Vaitarna :782 mms,Modak Sagar: 854 mms,
Tansa: 837 mms, Vihar:1706 mms,Tulshi 1621 mms.
Total Storage on Tuesday 12th July 586 Mcum ( 40%). Much better than last year this date, which had shown storage at 293 Mcum (20%). In fact, only Middle Vaitarna is lower than what it was last year. All other lakes are better off than 2015 this date.
Mumbai is enforced with a 20% water cut, so at this rate, Mumbai today ( 12th July) has 209 days of Water storage in Lakes.
There are around 500 number of Rain Gauge stations available in Tamil Nadu which are maintained by WRO, TNEB and mostly by Revenue Departm...