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Southwest monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 16 June 2011

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

  • Widespread rainfall has occured over Konkan & Goa,coastal Karnataka, south Interior Karnataka and Kerala; fairly widespread over Gangetic West Bengal and north interior Karnataka; scattered over Himachal Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, northeastern States, Saurashtra & Kutch, Jharkhand, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

  • From 0830 to 1730 hours IST of 14th June, 2011, widespread rainfall has occured over Konkan & Goa,coastal Karnataka, south Interior Karnataka and Kerala; fairly widespread over Gangetic West Bengal and north interior Karnataka; scattered over Himachal Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, northeastern States, Saurashtra & Kutch, Jharkhand, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and isolated over rest of the country outside Jammu & Kashmir, west Rajasthan and Rayalaseema. The chief amounts of rainfall (2 cm and above) recorded at 1730 hours IST of 14th June 2011: Agumbe-11, Cochin-6, Shirali-5, Punalur, Aminidivi and Mayabandar-4 each, Behraich, Udaipur and Guwahati-3 each and Mandi, Dehradun, Ranchi, Shantiniketan, Digha, Keonjhargarh, Nagpur, Medikeri, Karipur, Valparai, Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai- 2 each.
  • The maximum temperatures were above normal by 2-4° C over parts of Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, by 2-3°C over parts of Punjab, Haryana, Tripura, east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh and Gangetic West Bengal and below normal by 2-4° C over parts of west Maharashtra, coastal Andhra Pradesh, coastal Karnataka and Kerala and by 2-3° C over parts of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Vidarbha.
  • Yesterday the highest maximum temperature of 44.9°C was recorded at Churu (Rajasthan).
  • Kalpana1 cloud imagery at 0530 hours IST shows convective clouds over parts of east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattishgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Orissa, northeastern states, south peninsular India, southeast Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Low/medium clouds are seen over rest parts of the country outside Punjab.

CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)

  • There is no moderate flood like situation in the country.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)

  • 05 teams consisting of 157 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (1), Andhra Pradesh – (2), Kerala – (1) and Bihar –(1).