Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Maharashtra under large deficient of -71% as of today

Normally South-West Monsoon covers Maharashtra by 12 June.. But this year officially, we yet to see onset over the state so this has lead to deficit climb till negative 71% 

Above map depicts Maharashtra conditions (district wise) till date.. Most are under large deficit

Maharashtra as whole map above

This maps depicts overall country situation which is on negative 43%

So due to non advance of SWM in Maharashtra and very less pre monsoon rains, Kharif sowing over large parts of state mainly in Marathwada & Vidarbha has been halted as yet!

Total Maharashtra State (All Dams) has just 6.29% live storage as on today !! Same day last year till today we had 18.98% storage ! So it shows how less water we have for current year due to bad monsoon in last Aug-Sep 2018.

Division wise storage as on today in % (in bracket for last yr):

Aurangabad 0.5% (15.66%)
Nashik 4.85% (14.43%)
Nagpur 5.66% (11.26%)
Pune 5.85% (18.87%)
Amravati 6.08% (11.8%)
Kokan 24.53% (33.68%)

From above we can get to know how Aurangabad division is worst hit with hardly any storage available in dams !

Jayakwadi dam (Paithan) is on 0% (last year same date had whopping 34.95% storage)

Also Manjara, Majalgaon,Yeldari, Siddeshwar, Lower Terna, Sina Kolegaon , Lower Dudhana are on 0%

Rainfall from Marathwada region till date for June 2019:

Aurangabad 13.8mm (deficit by -62mm)
Nanded 6mm (deficit by -73mm)  
Osmanabad 16mm (deficit by -78mm)

Kannad 1mm, Phulambri, Jalna, Khultabad,Sillod & Soegaon on 0 till date !

Data courtesy IMD & Water Dept, MH

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