Mumbai: Eight out of 11 major dams in Maharashtra’s Marathwada region have now reached maximum water storage capacity, while the overall percentage of the 11 combined stood at 97.98 per cent, an official said on Thursday.Also Read – GUJ vs PUN Dream11 Team Prediction Vivo Pro Kabaddi League: Captain, Vice-Captain, Playing Teams of Match 16 Between Tamil Thalaivas and U Mumba at Shree Kanteerva Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru at 9:30 PM IST Oct 14 Fri
The official further said that the maximum storage capacity has been reached in Jayakwadi, Yeldari, Siddheshwar, Majalgaon, Penganga, Manar, Vishnupuri and Sina Kolegaon projects, while it is 75.05 per cent in Dudhna, 85.71 per cent in Manjara and 98.46 per cent in Nimna Terna. Also Read – After Firing Employees Over Moonlighting, Infosys CEO Says Company Mulling Policy To Allow The Same
“Apart from these, 75 medium projects in the region, which comprises eight districts, are 91.27 per cent full. The smaller projects have 75.78 per cent water at the moment,” he added. Also Read – Doctor G Review: Ayushmann Khurrana-Rakul Preet Starrer Quirky Social Dramedy is a One-Time Watch
Against an annual average rainfall of 679 millimetres in Marathwada, the region has so far received 840 millimetres this monsoon, which is 123.62 per cent of average precipitation, he said.
As per a revenue department report, Nanded got 1118.6 mm, followed by Hingoli (992.4 mm), Jalna (843.8 mm), Latur (802.9 mm), Aurangabad (728.2 mm), Osmanabad (723.1 mm), Beed (712.2 mm) and Parbhani (700.4 mm).
(With PTI Inputs)