Mumbai’s seven drinking water reservoirs currently have an overall water reserve of 83.17 percent.
Vihar, Bhatsa, Tansa, Modak Sagar, Upper Vaitarna, Middle Vaitarna, and Tulsi are among the water sources used by Mumbai. Tulsi and Vehar lakes, two of these seven reservoirs that have achieved their maximum level of capacity.
According to information provided by the city authorities, Tansa’s water level is 98.85%. 98.34% of the water reserve at Modak-Sagar is accessible. A satisfactory level of water is present in Middle Vaitarna (96.36%), Upper Vaitarna (698.3%), Bhatsa (77.11%), Vihar (100%), and Tulsi (993.5%).
Data from the Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) show that as of Tuesday, a total of 12,03,840 million litres of water, or 83.17 percent, were stored in the seven reservoirs that provide Mumbai with drinking water.
Modak Sagar is one of the seven lakes that provide water to Mumbai, and it began overflowing on July 27 around 10:52 p.m., according to the local authority. The Tulsi Lake flooded earlier on July 20 as a result of a lot of rainfall in the city and outskirts.
Even though Mumbai has been experiencing constant rainfall, the lake levels this year are still lower than they were last year. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), a high tide of 4.11 metres is predicted to arrive in Mumbai at 11.56 am today. The regional body added that a low level of approximately 1.70 metres is predicted for today at 5.56 p.m.
In the meantime, Mumbai and the surrounding region can expect “light to moderate spells of rain”, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Mumbai is expected to have mild to moderate rain, based on the IMD’s “green” signal. Additionally, there is a chance of significant rainfall in remote areas.
The Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) forecast a partly grey sky with an expectation of light showers for today in Mumbai and the nearby areas.