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Southwest monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 2 June 2011

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

  • Nil.

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).