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Southwest monsoon-2013: Daily Flood Situation Report - Summary of important events as of 09.08.2013

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

Rain/ thundershowers occurred at most places over Madhya Pradesh, west coast, West Bengal & skim and Andaman & Nicobar islands; at many places over Western Himalayan region, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Assam & Meghalaya; at a few places over Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and at isolated places over east Rajasthan, Telangana, Punjab and coastal Andhra Pradesh and mainly dry over rest parts of the country. The chief amounts of rainfall (4 cm or more) recorded at 1730 hours IST of yesterday were: Jharsuguda-11, Mayabandar-10, Bankura-8, Paradip-7, Carnicobar, and Agumbe-5 each, Haldia, Malda, Mandla and Agra-4 each.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

• Rain/ thundershowers would occur at most places along west coast, over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, eastern and northeastern states.

• Rain/ thundershowers would occur at many places over Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.

• Rain/thundershowers would occur at many places over Chhattisgarh and Odisha during next 48 hours and decrease thereafter.

• Rain/thundershowers would occur at a few places over remaining parts of the country outside west Rajasthan, Saurashtra & Kutch, Marathawads, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu, where it would be isolated.

CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)

There are 01 High and 14 Moderate flood situation sites in the country as on 09.08.2013.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)

40 teams of NDRF consisting of 1480 personnel have been deployed in Assam (5), West Bengal (2), Jharkhand (1), Kerala (6), Maharashtra (4), J&K (4), Uttarakhand (7), Bihar (8), and A.P (3).