As North Indian states battle severe monsoon, parts of Maharashtra see water shortage

Jul 11, 2023

By: Sourabh Jain

Yellow alert for Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for rains in Delhi. The MCD announced that all schools run by the body will be closed on Tuesday considering the adverse weather conditions.

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8 killed in UP

Eight people lost their lives due to rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh in the last twenty-four hours as heavy rains lashed the state.

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Some respite for Himachal Pradesh?

The India Meteorological Department has announced that the intense spells of rains over Himachal Pradesh are likely to decrease from Tuesday, providing some respite to the flood ravaged state.

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Himachal: 20 dead

Heavy rains have claimed 20 lives in Himachal Pradesh, amid landslides, water logging, damaged bridges and more. The state has claimed that over ₹4,000 crore worth of infrastructure has been damaged.

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Heavy rains likely to continue in UK

While Himachal may get some respite, Uttarakhand won’t. The Himalayan state is expected to get hit by heavy rains for the next three days.

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Yamuna crosses the danger mark

Evacuation has been ordered in flood-prone areas as the Yamuna River has crossed the danger mark of 205.33 metres, reaching 206 metres on Monday

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Tomato prices soar further

The retail price of tomato has climbed up to ₹200 per kg in parts of the country as the heavy downpour has impacted supplies.

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Aurangabad water shortage

While several parts of the country have been under heavy rains, the Aurangabad district in Maharashtra is seeing a water scarcity and discharge of water for agriculture has been stopped.

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Water only for drinking

This decision has been taken as the water storage in the Jayakwadi Dam in Paithan has reached 26.93 percent. The remaining water will be used for drinking water supply.

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