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Southwest monsoon-2014: Daily Flood Situation Report - Summary of important events as on 19.08.2014

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RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

♦ Yesterday, the southwest monsoon was active over Arunachal Pradesh.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

Rain/thundershowers occurred at a few places over Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha and Telangana; at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Konkan & Goa, Kerala and Tamilnadu. Weather remained mainly dry / dry over rest parts of the country. The amounts of rainfall (3 cm or more) recorded at 1730 IST of yesterday were: Daltonganj­6; Kodaikanal­5; Passighat­4; Punalur & Perikulam­3 each; Cherrapunji, Panagarh, Bankura, Malda, Raipur and Coonoor­2 each.

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

• There are 01 unprecedented, 02 High & 24 Moderate flood situation sites in the country on 19.08.2014.

DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF

55 teams consisting of total 2242 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (5), Tripura – (1), Mizoram – (1), West Bengal-(4), Sikkim – (2), Jharkhand- (1), Odisha – (1), A&N – (1), Tamilnadu- (1), Kerala- (3), Maharashtra – (3), Karnataka – (1), Rajasthan – (3), M.P. (1), Himachal Pradesh –(2), Uttarakhand- (6), UP -(5), Delhi- (1), Bihar–(13), Andhra Pradesh (1).