As of November 9, the water storage in the reservoirs was 105.984 billion cubic metres (BCM). It has now decreased to 103.527 BCM (for the week ending today).
The latest water levels in the reservoirs are 96 per cent of the storage reported during the corresponding period last year, the Union Water Resources Ministry said in the statement.
These are 96 per cent of the decadal average for the corresponding period, the statement added.
Maharashtra and Punjab have reported storage equal to that last year.
Major dams in Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have reported better storage level vis-a-vis the corresponding period last year.