74 Lakh People Affected In 16 Districts Due To Bihar Flood

The deluge has swamped 1,232 panchayat areas in 125 blocks of 16 districts, officers mentioned

Patna:

The flood state of affairs in Bihar remained grim on Sunday as 87,000 extra folks had been affected by the deluge, a Catastrophe Administration Division bulletin mentioned.

The entire variety of flood-affected folks within the state has risen to 74 lakh, whereas deaths precipitated as a result of deluge stood at 23, it mentioned.

The deluge has swamped 1,232 panchayat areas in 125 blocks of 16 districts, the bulletin mentioned.

Darbhanga reported the very best variety of flood-related fatalities at 9, adopted by six in Muzaffarpur, 4 in

West Champaran and two every in Saran and Siwan districts, it mentioned.

Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur are the worst-hit with a mixed affected inhabitants of 34 lakh.

Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, West Champaran, East Champaran, Khagaria, Saran, Samastipur, Siwan, Madhubani, Madhepura and

Saharsa are the 16 flood-affected districts within the state. A complete of 5.08 lakh folks have been evacuated from the deluge-hit areas thus far throughout joint rescue operations performed by 20 groups of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF) and 13 groups of the State Catastrophe Response Power (SDRF), it mentioned.

A complete of 11,849 folks have been shifted to aid camps, whereas 9.46 lakh folks had been fed at 1,267 neighborhood kitchens within the affected areas throughout the day, the bulletin mentioned.

A complete of 9.86 lakh had been fed at 1,342 neighborhood kitchens on Saturday. The drop within the numbers is partly due to the development of the flood state of affairs in some areas, it mentioned.

Rivers resembling Baghmati, Burhi Gandak, Kamlabalan, Adhwara, Khiroi and Ghaghra are flowing above the hazard ranges.

Ganga can be flowing 17 cm above the hazard mark at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur. The river’s water stage rose by 1-Four cm at numerous locations within the state, a bulletin issued by the Water Assets Division mentioned.

The MeT Division right here has forecast mild rain on Monday within the catchment areas of all of the rivers flowing via Bihar.

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