Water level at storage dams across the country has gone down due to scanty monsoon adversely impacting irrigation and hydel generation.
The water level at the Bhakra Dam in Himachal Pradesh has improved and is higher than in the same period last year, officials said Tuesday.
The water level in the Mettur dam on Tuesday morning stood at 44.2 feet against the full level of 120 feet.
A new study has revealed that water supply in rivers like Ganga, Brahmaputra and Indus will increase in the coming decades.
The water-level in the Mettur dam this
morning stood at 81.27 feet against the full level of 120 feet.
The water level in the Mettur dam on Monday morning stood at 109.71 feet against the full level of 120 feet.
The water level in the Ganga here on Monday came down slightly although the river still continues to flow close to danger level.
Copious inflows into the Mettur dam due to release of surplus water from two reservoirs in Karnataka has seen a nearly 10 foot rise in water level in the past 24 hours, PWD sources said.
Heavy rainfall has alarmingly increased the water level in Himachal Pradesh`s Pong and Bhakra dams, officials said on Tuesday.
In an unexpected fall out of halting of mining activity, the water level of rivers in the state has started dipping, the Goa government claimed.
The water level in the Mettur dam on Tuesday stood at 39.54 feet against its capacity of 120 feet.
The water level in the Mettur dam on Saturday stood at 48.77 feet against its full level of 120 feet.
The water level in the Mettur dam Sunday stood at 49.74 feet against the full level of 120 feet.
Good inflows into the Periyar and Vaigai dams in the district following rains has increasd the water level, officials said.
The water level in the Mettur dam Friday stood at 82 feet against the full level of 120 feet.
The water level in Yamuna inched closer to the danger level prompting the authorities to evacuate families living in the low-lying areas.
Most parts of Uttar Pradesh received moderate to heavy rains and thundershowers on Monday leading to a rise in the water level of the Ganga and Yamuna.
Water level of the Siang river at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh rose slightly after it sharply fell last evening causing panic among
The Siang (Brahmaputra) river
was suddenly found to have almost dried
up at a town in Arunachal Pradesh, a state government spokesman said.
Water level in major dams,
including Pong Dam and Bhakra, was on the verge of touching
its maximum limit due to heavy rains in northern India.
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