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Southwest monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 18 June 2011

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

  • widespread rainfall has occurred over Gangetic West Bengal & Sikkim, Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand, Coastal Karnataka, Konkan & Goa and Kerala; fairly widespread over northeastern States, east Uttar Pradesh, interior Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh; scattered over Lakshadweep, Chhattisgarh, west Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir and Maharashtra and isolated over rest of the country.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

  • From 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0830 hours IST of today, widespread rainfall occurred over Gangetic West Bengal & Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, Coastal Karnataka, Konkan & Goa and Kerala; fairly widespread over northeastern States, east Uttar Pradesh, interior Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh; scattered over Lakshadweep, Chhattisgarh, west Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir and Maharashtra and isolated over rest of the country. The chief amounts of rainfall (4 cm and above) recorded at 0830 hrs. IST of yesterday were: Bankura-19, Midnapore, Kolkata (Dum Dum) & Kolkata (Alipore)-15 each, Contai-14, Bagati & Burdwan-13 each, Digha-10, Uluberia, Cherrapunji & Mahabaleshwar-9 each, Ranchi & Valparai-8 each, Diamond Harbour, Sriniketan, Ranchi, Ratnagiri-7 each, Ambala, Chandbali & Jamshedpur-6 each, Kozhikod & Punalur-5 each and Canning, Krishnanagar, Balasore, Varanasi, Gaya, Bahraich and Thrissur-4 each.

  • Kalpana-1 cloud imagery at 0830 hours IST shows convective clouds over parts of east India, Assam, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kerala, north & central Bay of Bengal of Bengal, Andaman Sea and southeast Arabian Sea. Low/medium clouds are seen over rest parts of the country.

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

  • There is two moderate flood like situation in the country.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)

  • 04 teams consisting of 137 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (1), Andhra Pradesh – (2), and Kerala – (1).