RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
- Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
- Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Gujarat state, Madhya Pradesh, west coast and interior Maharashtra.
- Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh during next 48 hours and scattered thereafter.
- Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country outside northeastern states, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana where it may be isolated.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
- There are 04 High flood situation sites (Bihar-01), (Uttar Pradesh-03) and 18 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-02, Bihar-09,Uttar Pradesh-05, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal -01) in the country on 28.08.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
19 teams consisting of 597 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).