India’s water reservoirs at 51 percent of capacity: government

Reuters: Water levels in India's main reservoirs were at 51 percent of capacity in the week to August 16, down 12 percentage points from a year ago, reflecting this year's weak monsoon, government data showed on Thursday. The latest level was equal to the 10-year average for the week. It was 9 percentage points higher than the previous week, reflecting improvement in the monsoon since the last week of July. Reservoirs are primarily they important for hydropower, which accounts for a quarter of India's......

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