Southwest monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 17 Aug 2011

Report
from Government of India
Published on 17 Aug 2011 View Original

RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

 Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Tripura and Andra Pradesh.

 Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

 Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Bihar, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and northeastern states during next 24 hours and decrease thereafter.

 Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over western Himalayan region and Uttar Pradesh and isolated over rest northwest India.

 Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over rest east India, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and along west coast.

 Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country with increase over central and adjoining peninsular India after 24 hours.