RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
- Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Odissa, Goa, Gujarat & And & Nicobar Islands.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur along west coast and over south Madhya Pradesh, interior Maharashtra and Gujarat Region during next 48 hours and decrease thereafter.
Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Western Himalayan Region and adjoining plains of northwest India, north Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, interior Karnataka,Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
- There are 13 Moderate flood situation sites (Bihar-09, Uttar Pradesh-02, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal -01) in the country on 01.09.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
- 18 teams consisting of 518 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (5),Andhra Pradesh – (2), Kerala – (1), Parliament House New Delhi- (1), Punjab (2), Uttar Pradesh (2) & Bihar (5).