Water provide in elements of Delhi will likely be affected Saturday onwards as a result of a discount in water degree within the Yamuna, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) stated.
In an announcement on Friday, the DJB claimed Haryana was not releasing the required quantity of uncooked water within the river, which is inflicting a scarcity within the capital.
In consequence, the Board stated, water manufacturing at three vegetation has been curtailed to a sure degree. Areas prone to be affected embody locations round Civil Traces, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Karol Bagh, Paharganj, Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar, Kalkaji, Govindpuri, Tughlakabad, Sangam Vihar, Higher Kailash, South Extension, Delhi Gate, Burari and areas throughout the New Delhi Municipal Council. “… Water provide shall be affected on Could 1 within the morning and night and so forth until the pond degree improves to regular,” the DJB assertion stated.
Officers within the DJB and likewise in Haryana authorities have stated that as a result of much less snowmelt and insufficient rainfall over the previous yr, water degree within the Yamuna has remained low.
Haryana officers have additionally claimed that they’re supplying the required quantity of water to Delhi, at the same time as they face a scarcity throughout the state.
Rain anticipated this week
Delhi is about to expertise mild rain on Sunday and far of subsequent week, bringing down hovering temperatures, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted. Showers on Sunday can be accompanied by sturdy winds of round 40 kmph, the IMD forecast states.
Delhi obtained 3mm of rainfall this April towards the conventional common of 13mm for the month, as per the IMD’s climatological information.