The flood situation in Manipur and West Bengal has turned grim as many areas are still inaccessible, disconnected and submerged in flood water. As per IMD weather warning, there is no further weather warning till 8th August in West Bengal and Manipur.
As per National Disaster management Guidelines by NDMA, the disasters have been classified into four types i.e. L0, L1, L2 & L3 which are explained below:
L0 is the normal time.
L1 (specifies disasters that can be managed at the district level, however, the state and centre will remain in readiness to provide assistance if needed) URS will not be activated.
L2 (specifies disaster situations that may require assistance and active participation of the state, and the mobilization of resources at the state level) State IAG to take lead and initiate coordination with Govt. and others. If required Sphere India may provide support to the state IAG.
L3 disaster situations 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 URS will be activated.
Incessant rainfall under the Cyclonic, “Komen” have severely affected the States of Manipur and West Bengal in North-Eastern part of India followed by floods and major landslide whereas situations in Gujarat and Odisha have gradually improved. But heavy rain continues to cause havoc in Rajasthan
The floods situation in Gujarat and Rajasthan are almost back to normal Whereas the floods situation has worsen in Odisha and West Bengal with number of population affected have been increased. Meanwhile in Manipur due to continuous rainfall in past few days overflowed river water has created havoc to the normal life of the people in Chandel and Thoubal districts.
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Incessant rainfall in the states of Gujarat and Odisha has created havoc to the normal life of the people. In Howrah district of West Bengal, dust storm accompanied by heavy rainfall has left 200 people homeless