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India: Southwest monsoon-2009 - Daily flood situation report 09 Sep 2009

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SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AS ON 09.09.2009

RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

WEST BENGAL

- Moderate to heavy with isolated very heavy rainfall has been reported in some parts of the State during last 24 hours.

- Based on the information provided by CWC regarding High Flood Situation sites of Mundeshwari River (Harinkhola) in Hoogly district, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued advisories to the State of West Bengal for keeping a close watch over the developments and taking necessary precautionary measures.

UTTAR PRADESH

- Light to moderate rainfall has been reported in some parts of the State during last 24 hours.

ASSAM

- Light rainfall has been reported in some parts of the State during last 24 hours.

BIHAR

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State during last 24 hours.

ORISSA

- Light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls has been reported in some parts of the State during last 24 hours.

KERALA

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State during last 24 hours.

GUJARAT

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State during last 24 hours.

KARNATAKA

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State during last 24 hours.

HUMAN DEATHS

- As per provisional information received from the affected States/UTs, 03 human deaths have been reported from state of Uttar Pradesh, thus raising the total death toll to 995 from 992.

IMD (warning)

- Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh during next 48 hours.

- Isolated heavy rainfall is likely over West Bengal & Sikkim, north Orissa, Bihar, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Haryana & Delhi and Uttarakhand during next 48 hours.

CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION

- There are 01 High Flood & 06 Moderate flood situation sites in the country against 04 sites on 08.09.2009