District receives 80% rainfall by Aug end


Nashik: The rain which lashed the city as well as district few days ago has taken rest currently. As a result, water discharge from dams has been reduced on large scale. As many as 80% rainfalls has been recorded in the district by August end.

Principal 24 dams in the district have current water stock is 59,950 MCFt (79%). The July backlog has been filled up after rainfall in August. Currently, total 12,282 mm rainfall has been recorded, whereas on an average 818.82 mm rainfall has been recorded. Its percentage is 80,80%.

As there was no rain in eastern belt of the district in July, there was a drought like situation, but following good rainfall in first week of August and last fortnight, rivers and nullahs in the district are overflowing.

Highest 110.38% rainfall has been registered at Surgana taluka. Followed by this Peth taluka received 98.90% rainfall, while Nashik witnessed 87.81 rainfall. Igatpuri recorded 90.57% rainfall, whereas Dindori received 61.36% rainfall.

Trimbakeshwar recorded 69.7% rainfall. Malegaon received 60.12% rainfall, while Nandgaon recorded 46% rainfall. Deola received 47.9% rainfall and Niphad recorded 43.59% rainfall. However, as rain turned its back to eastern belt, drought like situation is same in some villages.