RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
From 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 2030 hours IST of yesterday, widespread rainfall has occurred over western Himalayan region, Lakshadweep and Kerala; fairly widespread over Punjab; scattered over northeastern states, east Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Tamilnadu and isolated over Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, west Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The chief amounts of rainfall (in cm) recorded at 2030 hours IST of yesterday were:Tezpur-7, Kochin,Thiruvananthapuram-6 each, Gulbarga-4, Minicoy-3, Golaghat, Ambala- 2 each, Jorhat, Jamshedpur, Aminidivi, Kozhikode, Sundernagar, Amritsar-1 each.
Yesterday the maximum temperatures were above normal by 2-3° C over parts of Maharashtra, below normal by 5-12° C over parts of Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh, by 2-8° C over parts of western Himalayan region, Haryana, east Uttar Pradesh and coastal Andhra Pradesh and by 2-3°C over parts of Gangetic West Bengal, Kerala and Tamilnadu and near normal over rest parts of the country.
Yesterday the highest maximum temperature of 44.0°C was recorded at Wardha and Chandrapur (Maharashtra).
Kalpana-1cloud imagery at 0530 hours IST shows convective clouds over parts of southeast Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, northeastern states, Lakshadweep, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, east central & south Arabian Sea, central & south Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. Low/medium clouds are seen over rest parts of the country outside Gujarat.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
- There is 01 Moderate flood situation site (Assam-01) in the country on 02.06.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
- 04 teams consisting of 130 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (1), Andhra Pradesh – (2) and Kerala – (1).