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India: Southwest monsoon-2009 - Daily flood situation report 17 Aug 2009

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SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AS ON 17.08.2009

RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

ASSAM

- Moderate to heavy rainfall has been reported in some parts of the State.

- 443 livestock have perished so far.

BIHAR

- Moderate to heavy rainfall has been reported in some parts of the State.

- 07 human deaths have been reported in the State so far.

- 02 relief camps have been opened in the affected areas.

- 130 health centers have also been opened.

ORISSA

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State.

- 19454 livestock have perished so far.

- About 3,84,000 people are reported to have been affected.

- 1,26,000 ha cropped area are reported to have been affected.

- 64346 people are accommodated in 80 relief camps.

KERALA

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State.

- 123 human deaths have been reported in the State so far. 01 human death has been reported during last 24 hours.

- 22196 houses have been damaged.

GUJARAT

- No significant rainfall has been reported in the State.

- 439 livestock have perished.

- 6122 houses have been damaged.

- 24131 people are accommodated in 95 relief camps.

KARNATAKA

- Moderate to Heavy rainfall has been reported in the State.

- 1161 cattle/livestock are reported to have been perished.

- 137230 ha cropped area have affected.

- 10877 houses have been damaged.

HUMAN DEATHS

- As per provisional information received from the affected States/UTs, 03 human deaths (Bihar-02 & Kerala-01) have been reported, thus raising the total death toll to 701 from 698.

NDMA

- Total 06 coys & 10 teams of NDRF Battalions have been deployed in the flood affected districts of Assam (04-teams), Bihar (01-coy & 03 teams), Kerala (01-team), Maharashtra (04-coys & 02-teams) and West Bengal (01-coy) for rescue and relief operations.

IMD

- The axis of monsoon trough at mean sea level passes through Ganganagar, Delhi, Varanasi, Daltonganj, Jamshedpur, Digha and thence southeastwards to eastcentral Bay of Bengal.

CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION

- There are 10 Moderate flood situation sites in the country.