Bhakra Dam: Sizzling under a severe heat wave, North India may have to face the possibility of a huge power crisis.
According to an Indian news channel, the reservoir at the Bhakra-Nangal Dam is approaching critical low levels.
A delay in monsoon would hit irrigation as well as power generation in states such as Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
In a warning, the Bhakra Beas management said cuts in water and power supply will be essential if monsoon are delayed than the first week of July.
The India`s second largest reservoir, Bhakra, irrigates 10 million acres of land in three states.