According to the National Department for Hydrometeorology of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, currently, water richness holds 135-140% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region rivers of Major Caucasus, 140-210% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 140% in Lankaran-Astara region rivers and 220% Nakhchivan AR.
Current condition in the transit rivers
On January 12, 2cm decrease in water level was issued in Giragkesemen settlement of Kura river. Currently water consumption holds 187m3/sec in the settlement, i.e 117% of decade norm (in 2016, 135m3/sec, i.e 84% of decade norm. No change in water level has been observed in Ayrichay settlement of Qanikh River. At present, water consumption hold 70m3/sec, i.e 104% of decade norm. (in 2016, 49m3/sec, i.e 73% of decade norm).
Current condition in the downstream of Kura river
On January 12, decrease in water level has been observed in the downstream of Kura River.
In this regard, 3cm in Surra, 2 cm in Salyan and Novruzlu settlement of Aras, 6 cm in Banka while no change in Shirvan.
At present, water level holds 377cm (on January 12, 2016, 460cm) in Surra settlement, 253cm (on January 12, 2016, 355) in Shirvan, 211 cm (on January 12, 2016, 319cm) in Salyan, 199cm (on January 12, 2016, 243cm) in Banka, while 108cm (on January 12, 2016, 185cm) in Novruzlu settlement of Aras river.
12 January 2018
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