20,000 Maharashtra villages may soon run out of water, staring at drought

Nearly half of Maharashtra’s villages are running out of water, perhaps even staring at drought, as they received lower rainfall this monsoon. The scarcity may get worse as water sources dry up.

The state government said it was assessing the situation and will likely declare drought in the worst-hit villages by the end of this month.

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