RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over central, adjoining peninsular & east India, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and along west coast and decrease over east India after 48 hours.
Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over western Himalayan region and scattered over plains of northwest India.
Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country outside south interior peninsular India where it may be isolated.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
There are 06 High flood situation sites (Bihar-01), (Uttar Pradesh-05) and 21 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-03, Bihar-13,Uttar Pradesh-03, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal -01) in the country on 26.08.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
19 teams consisting of 542 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (6),Andhra Pradesh – (2), Kerala – (1), Parliament House New Delhi- (1), Punjab (1), Uttar Pradesh (3) & Bihar (5).