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Mumbai water stock 70% less as heavy rains lashes the city

For Mumbaikars the rains have brought a relief as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted above average rainfall in the state, however, the present water level in catchment areas (lakes) in the city has been recorded low as against last year.

The water level chart of seven reservoirs that supply water to Mumbai, issued by MCGM on June 26, says, 96,665 million litres of water was available as compared to 3,32,647 million litres last year, which amounts to just 30%. There was water logging reported at 10 places including the city, and the suburbs.

The MCGM disaster cell also reported that six trees had fallen in all with no injuries.

The civic body has however, failed to fill in the potholes and have ones again troubled the citizens to go through the bumpy roads as there are several potholes being reported in the western suburbs.


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