The Tansa Lake positioned in Shahpur in Thane district, which is among the many lakes that offer water to Mumbai, started to overflow at 7.05 pm on Thursday. That is the fourth of the seven lakes to overflow this monsoon. Earlier, Tulsi and Vehar lakes at Sanjay Gandhi Nationwide Park had overflowed adopted by Modak Sagar lake on Tuesday. This might imply that Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) could revoke the water minimize because the civic physique had earlier mentioned it can re-examine the ten% minimize in water provide to the town as soon as the lake ranges cross 90%.
As of Friday morning, Mumbai’s lake ranges are at 90.88%, compared to 94.91% on the identical day in 2019, and 93.91% in 2018. The seven lakes have 1,315,423 million litres of helpful water content material.
On Friday, the water minimize in Mumbai was decreased to 10%, from the sooner 20% imposed on August 5 as a result of low rainfall in catchment areas. BMC introduced this choice on Wednesday, after the water ranges within the seven lakes crossed the 85% mark.
Previously years, the Tansa lake began overflowing a lot earlier; on July 25 in 2019, on July 17 in 2018, on July in 2017.