RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odissa, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat & Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Western Himalayan Region, Gujarat State, West Madhya Pradesh.West Coast and interior Maharashtra.
Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh during next 24 hours and scattered thereafter.
Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country outside east Uttar Pradesh, Bihar,northeastern states where it may be isolated.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
There are 05 High flood situation sites (Bihar-01), (Uttar Pradesh-04) and 19 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-02, Bihar-10,Uttar Pradesh-05, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal -01) in the country on 27.08.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
19 teams consisting of 554 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).