Water levels receding in rivers

Kalasa receives 30 inches rain this year

Water levels receding in rivers

With monsoon being feeble , the water-level in several rivers have started receding.  A look at river Bhadra will surely make one wonder as in the past several years normally the view would be overflowing during first week of July.

 With the water reaching the lowest level, only indicates there is deficit rain during the year.
At present, the water-level in Bhadra is four to five feet more than that of what it was in summer.

Kalasa hobli has received 30 inches rain this year, while the hobli had received 50 inches last year, indicating 40 per cent reduction in the rainfall this year.

Thousands of families in the hobli are already worried over the next summer which might lead acute shortage of water.

Many fear that the river would go dry soon, with deficit rain this monsoon. The agricultural families residing in the higher ranges   which are dependent on the water springs from the hillock, too are worried over the shortage of water.

The farmers are planning major change in the cultivation pattern with deficit rain in the region.

Few farmers said “we have received enough rain to carry out the agriculture activities. Heavy rain is required to fill the dam.”

Liked the story?

  • 0

    Happy
  • 0

    Amused
  • 0

    Sad
  • 0

    Frustrated
  • 0

    Angry