Andhra Pradesh and Odisha stared at a possible flood situation, a day after Cyclone ‘Titli’ hit coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh at around 4:30-5:30am on October 11, bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains in these two neighboring Indian states. As the cyclone - with a speed of 140-150 kmph - hit the coastal area, trees and electric poles were uprooted in the region. Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha were badly affected.
1. Executive Summary
With the state receiving 758.6 mm rainfall between 1st August and 19th August, 164% more than the average of 287.6 mm, Kerala faced unprecedented flooding. Kerala received 42% more rains than usual since the onset of the Monsoon in June. By midAugust, there had been 2346.3 mm of rainfall instead of an average of 1649.55 mm. The highest rainfall was in Idukki district, which received 92% more rains. This was followed by Palakkad, which received 72% more rains.
The central government has designated the devastating floods in Kerala as Level 3 constituted as a “Calamity of Severe Nature”. According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Guidelines, L3 disaster arise from large-scale disasters where districts and the state may not have the capacity to respond adequately and require assistance from the central government for reinstating the state and district machinery.
1. Executive Summary
Kerala is experiencing the largest disaster of flood and land slide after 1924.The torrential rain since 10th May in sporadic place in Kerala and continuous rain since August first week accumulate huge rain water in several dams. Finally, 10th August 22 dams were open by the Kerala government. The state government informed, electronic media, print media and public address system to all the house door to door notice regarding release the water. The river basin areas and houses were submerged with released water from the dams.
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Worsening situation started in 9th districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh due to Flood. Several districts in the eastern region of the state including Bahraich, Srawasti, Sitapur, Basti, Siddhartnagar, Barabanki, Lakhimpur, Mahrajganj and Gonda are flooded.
As per newspapers (Dainik Jagarn and Hindustan 7 August 2018) 228 villages of the above-mentioned districts have been hit by the floods of which 83 are totally submerged and the villagers have been shifted to safer places. The district wise impact of the flood:
A. Current Situation:
Many people are displaced, tourists are stranded, and wildlife in danger. Northern and central Kerala have been dealing with severe flooding and landslides due to the continuous rainfall.
The floods situatio n in Assam, Delhi and Nagaland are back to normal whereas flood situation is worsening in 05 districts of Kerala due to heavy rainfall triggered by flood and landslide.
Meanwhile, 9 districts of eastern Uttar Paradesh are also affected by flood. The details information is given below.
Monsoon rain and floods have claimed almost 600 lives between 22nd-29th July, 2018 in 7 states across India.
A. Current Situation
Torrential rains over the past few days have triggered flash floods and landslides, wreaking havoc in the states of Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. The situation worsened in Assam, Tripura and Manipur as many were left homeless and roads were washed away in many parts of the state.
A. Thunderstorm, lightning and floods in India (22-30 May, 2018)
Thunderstorm, lightening and floods triggered by heavy rainfall has claimed almost 71 lives in between 22nd - 30th May, 2018 in different states across India.
B. Impact of the Situation
**Type of incidents: Thunderstorm, lightning and floods due to heavy rainfall.
**Total no. of people displaced: 23000 approx.
**Total no. of death :71 people approx.
**Total no. of states affected : 07 states in India
A. Dust storm, thunderstorm and lightning in India
Due to Western Disturbance and cyclonic circulation in the Upper Air owing to the weather conditions, Dust-storm, thunderstorm, hail, squall and lightning have created havoc for North India states and other parts of the country.
A. SITUATION IN INDIA
With the latest India Meteorological Department data showing mild to extremely dry conditions in 404 districts due to poor rainfall since October 2017 could denote the commencement of a water crisis in the peak summer months ahead in the country. Of these, around 140 districts were termed severely to extremely dry in the October 2017-March 2018 period. Another 109 districts were moderately dry while 156 had mild dry conditions.
A. Cylone Storm - Ockhi
OCKHI system further weakened, laid as low pressure area over south coastal Gujarat and neighborhood at 0830 hours IST the 06th December 2017 and completely dissipated by afternoon. No adverse weather due to this system any further.
Death – 11
Missing fishermen -2570, Rescued fishermen -2384, Yet to be rescued -186
Damages reported by NGOs (IAG TN members and partners) (see attached PDF)
A. Very Severe Cylone Storm - Ockhi
A depression developed to the west of Sri Lanka on 28th Nov, intensified into deep depression and named cyclone Ockhi as it passed 170 km South/South East of Kanyakumari, tip of Indian
peninsula on Nov 30. The cyclone classified into Severe Cyclone category re-curved north- north-east in the Arabian sea impacting coastal districts of Kerala on December 1. The Indian
The report of JRNA on Bihar floods 2017 is out and it can be further accessed at JRNA PPTs on Bihar Floods_August 2017 for more information in details.
24 Camps in 9 districts – Presented Separately
• 49 Villages in 9 districts.
• Most affected districts selected for assessment.
• Districts Selected: Kishanganj, Araria, Purnea, Katihar, Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Madhubani, E.Champaran, W.Champaran
• Target 6 Villages and 3 Camps per District