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.
Heavy rain forecast for north India - next 24-48 hours Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and northern parts of Punjab and Haryana can receive he...