Reservoir storage at 99% of last year

Dwell storage accessible in 123 reservoirs monitored by the Central H2o Commission (CWC) was 86

Dwell storage accessible in 123 reservoirs monitored by the Central H2o Commission (CWC) was 86 per cent of their whole live storage capacity as on Thursday. This is 99 per cent of the level during corresponding period previous yr and 115 per cent of the 10-yr regular.

The all round storage situation is significantly less than the corresponding period of previous yr (a different bumper monsoon yr) but is far better than the 10-yr regular, the CWC claimed. This is even as the South-West monsoon has a different 5 times to go and a rain-driving reduced-pressure place is lively more than the eastern pieces of the nation.

Storage amounts poorer in North

Area-intelligent, the storage amounts returned figures reflective of the monsoon performance locally with the North (Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan) reporting 76 per cent of the whole live storage capacity (from ninety per cent previous yr and a 10-yr regular of 85 per cent). The monsoon has been deficient in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh.

In the East (Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Tripura and Nagaland), whole live storage is seventy seven.two per cent of capacity (from 83 per cent previous yr a 10-yr regular of 76.8 per cent). Recorded rainfall was lessen by -29 per cent in Nagaland -12 per cent in Tripura and -thirteen per cent tin Jharkhand, even though Odisha ( per cent) and West Bengal (+five per cent) fared far better.

 

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Rains raise storage in West

In distinction, in the West (Gujarat and Maharashtra), whole live storage accessible is ninety three per cent of capacity (from ninety one per cent previous yr and a 10-yr regular of 73 per cent) many thanks to the regionally superb monsoon. Gujarat has recorded significant excessive rainfall of sixty per cent though Maharashtra received earlier mentioned typical rainfall of a comparably lessen eighteen per cent.

About Central India (Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh), whole live storage is 89 per cent of capacity (85 per cent previous yr and 10-yr regular of seventy nine per cent). The monsoon has been typical in Uttar Pradesh (-eighteen per cent) Uttarakhand (-19 per cent) Madhya Pradesh (+7 per cent) and Chhattisgarh (+nine per cent) as on Thursday.

In the South (Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu), the whole live storage is 85.five per cent of capacity (85.three per cent previous yr and 10-yr regular of sixty nine per cent). All these States have witnessed good monsoon so far this yr with rainfall getting +forty two per cent earlier mentioned typical in Telangana +40 per cent in Andhra Pradesh +28 per cent in Tamil Nadu +27 per cent in Karnataka and +11 per cent in Kerala.