With several months to go before the next monsoon season, the live storage of water in the major reservoirs in Tamil Nadu has declined to around 7-8 per cent of the overall capacity. The State, however, is not hit by the heat wave unlike some Northern States. Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
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Kerala, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are facing a severe drought this year, affecting many lives. Karnataka: Worst drought in decades The Krishnaraja Sagara Dam, which stores water from the Cauvery river, is hitting its dead storage level, a 15-year low. Dead storage is when the remaining volume of water is below the level of the lowest outlet; it cannot be accessed under normal operating conditions. The authorities have said summer crops cannot be irrigated. A new crisis is brewing, after ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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