Water supply in parts of Delhi will be affected Saturday onwards due to a discount in water degree in the Yamuna, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) mentioned.
In a press release on Friday, the DJB claimed Haryana was not releasing the required quantity of uncooked water in the river, which is inflicting a scarcity in the capital.
As a end result, the Board mentioned, water manufacturing at three crops has been curtailed to a sure degree. Areas probably to be affected embody locations round Civil Lines, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Karol Bagh, Paharganj, Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar, Kalkaji, Govindpuri, Tughlakabad, Sangam Vihar, Greater Kailash, South Extension, Delhi Gate, Burari and areas inside the New Delhi Municipal Council. “… Water supply shall be affected on May 1 in the morning and evening and so on till the pond level improves to normal,” the DJB assertion mentioned.
Officials in the DJB and likewise in Haryana authorities have mentioned that due to much less snowmelt and insufficient rainfall over the previous 12 months, water degree in 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 inside 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 Department (IMD) has predicted. Showers on Sunday would be accompanied by sturdy winds of round 40 kmph, the IMD forecast states.
Delhi obtained 3mm of rainfall this April towards the traditional common of 13mm for the month, as per the IMD’s climatological knowledge.