07 July :- 89 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been placed on high alert in view of the warning issued by the Meteorological Department of torrential rain in 13 states including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir.
On Saturday, it was informed by NDRF that 45 teams have been deployed in the flood-prone areas during these rains. During the disaster of floods, specially trained and handicapped relief and rescue workers have been included in these teams to deal with any possible situation.
Of these, 12 teams in Assam, seven in Bihar, four in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand and three to three teams have been sent in Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal. Two teams each in Delhi and Punjab and one each in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Tripura have been sent.
These teams of NDRF have sent 13,550 people to safe places so far from flood-prone areas in Assam and other states. Along with local disaster management authorities in these areas, awareness campaign is being undertaken to tackle flood situation at schools and other places.
It is noteworthy that the Meteorological Department has issued warnings of torrential rains in some places in Konkan and Goa from Saturday to July 9, while in central Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Marathwada region, Telangana, Karnataka coastal and Heavy rains have been warned in some places in the interior areas and in all the Northeast states.
The Meteorological Department has expressed apprehensions of rain in some places in Tamilnadu, Rayalaseema, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, with storms and strong winds. At the same time in the capital Delhi, in the afternoon, with some strong winds in some areas, the rain gave relief from the heat.
After the partial cloud cover for the next three days in Delhi, rain shower will make the weather happy with the rainy season on 9 and 10 July. On July 11, the Department has forecast storms and heavy rains in most parts of Delhi.
Meanwhile, the minimum temperature will be 29 degree Celsius in the national capital till July 11. On Saturday and Sunday, the maximum temperature is expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on July 8 after the maximum temperature is 39 degrees Celsius. After this, after the onset of monsoon activity, the maximum temperature will drop from nine to nine days. It is expected to reach 36 degrees Celsius on July 11.