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Southwest monsoon-2011: Daily flood situation report 8 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 Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, J & K, West Bengal, Karnataka and Jharkhand.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

  • Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Uttar Pradesh and central, east India.

  • Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur remaining parts of the country outside south interior peninsula where it would 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, Uttar Pradesh-03 & West Bengal-01) in the country on 08.08.2011.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)

  • 20 teams consisting of 644 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (6), Andhra Pradesh – (2), J&K – (2), Kerala – (1), Parliament House new Delhi- (1), Bihar (6) & Uttar Pradesh (2)