RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
- Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur along west coast and over central India.
Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over western Himalayan region, Uttar Pradesh, east India, northeastern states, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.
Scattered rain/thundershowers would occur over remaining parts of the country except west Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu where it may be isolated.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
- There are 14 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-03, Bihar-06, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal-01 & Uttar Pradesh-03) in the country on 05.08.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
- 17 teams consisting of 546 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (6), Andhra Pradesh – (2), J&K – (2), Kerala – (1), Parliament House new Delhi- (1) and Bihar (5).