Several districts in Maharashtraare facing sever drought condition, believed to be more sever thanthe 1972 drought.
There is acute shortage of evendrinking water in districts ofSolapur , Ahmednagar, Satara,Sangli , parts of Pune and Nashik.
DROUGHT SITUATION- AN OVERVIEW
In Maharashtra currently 1454 towns and 4100 villagesare supplied with 1850 tankers of water , as comparedto (11
Feb 2012) 181 towns and 976 villages with 190tankers.