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Southwest monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 2 Aug 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 Orissa, Goa, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Bihar & Maharashtra.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

  • Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over central, adjoining north peninsular, east & northeast India and along west coast.
  • Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  • Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country except west Rajasthan and Tamilnadu where it may be isolated.

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

  • There are 14 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-02, Bihar-08, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal-01 & Uttar Pradesh-02) in the country on 02.08.2011.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)

  • 17 teams consisting of 550 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (6), Andhra Pradesh – (2), J&K – (2), Kerala – (1), Parliament House new Delhi- (1) and Bihar (5).