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Southwest Monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 29 Aug 2011

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

  • Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Andaman & Nicobar and Maharashtra.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

  • Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Gujarat state, Madhya Pradesh, interior Maharashtra and along west coast .

  • 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 02 High flood situation sites (Bihar-01), (Uttar Pradesh-01) and 15 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-01, Bihar-08,Uttar Pradesh-04, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal -01) in the country on 29.08.2011.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)

22 teams consisting of 637 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (6),Andhra Pradesh – (2), Kerala – (1), Gujarat(2), Parliament House New Delhi- (1), Punjab (1), Uttar Pradesh (3) & Bihar (6).