SIMFEROPOL, may 2 – RIA Novosti. Water inflows in reservoirs of the Crimea decreased due to the dry April, the volume of water in all the reservoirs, the natural runoff at the beginning of may is around 95 million cubic meters, which is 110 million cubic meters less than in 2019, announced in the Crimean meteorologist.

“the Month of April was dry… the Average cost of water in major rivers of Black, Kacha, Belbek, Salgir, Biyuk-Karasu amounted to 0.22 — 0.73 cubic meters per second, small — 0.023 – 0.18 cubic meter per second and was: by the rivers of Demerdzhi and Small Salgir in the range of 38-53% of the norm, and on other rivers mainly in the range of 3-21% rule,” according to the website meteorologist.

In the mountains, as in March, there was a significant shortage of rain, on the watershed of the AI-Petri – 29% of the norm, Angarsk pass – 36% of the norm. The lack of rainfall has led to low, unusual for this time of year water level in all river basins, most of the mud of rivers in the districts of Alushta, Sudak and Feodosiya remained dry, said hydrologists.

“the Inflow of water in reservoirs of natural runoff in April was a minor… is an intensive drawdown of reservoirs, natural runoff, total water storage in the beginning of may was 94,78 million cubic meters, which 11.48 million cubic meters less than a month ago and is 110.1 million cubic meters less than the beginning of may in 2019,” – said the weather center.

In early April, the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that water reserves at the beginning of April is enough to supply the Simferopol for three and a half months in the absence of precipitation, however, the limitations of water supply in the capital of Crimea is not excluded.

Earlier, Ukraine provided to 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water coming from the Dnieper through the North Crimean canal, after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia water flow through the channel in the Republic was completely stopped.