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Southwest Monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 02 Sep 2011

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

  • Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Lakshadeep, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

  • Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur along west coast and over south Madhya Pradesh and interior Maharashtra during next 48 hours and decrease thereafter.

  • Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over western Himalayan region and adjoining plains of northwest India, Rajasthan, Gujarat, 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-08, Uttar Pradesh-02, Jharkhand-01, Orissa-01, West Bengal -01) in the country on 02.09.2011.

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).