Bihar Chief Minister Alerts Officials For Possible Flood Situation Due To Heavy Rainf

Nitish Kumar additionally directed officers to stay ready for finishing up rescue and reduction operations.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday requested the catastrophe administration division officers and district magistrates to stay alert for a attainable flood state of affairs in view of heavy rainfall in catchment areas of Nepal and Gandak river.

The flood state of affairs may come up attributable to heavy rainfall in West Champaran, East Champaran, Gopalganj, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali and Saran districts, an official launch mentioned.

It famous that the water degree and discharge from river Gandak are anticipated to extend in view of heavy rainfall in catchment areas of Nepal and Gandak river. The chief minister instructed the catastrophe administration division officers and the district magistrates (DMs) involved to make sure evacuation of individuals dwelling in low mendacity areas of Gandak river discharge, to greater and safer locations, the discharge mentioned.

He additionally directed the officers to stay ready for finishing up rescue and reduction operations, it mentioned whereas asking them to increase help to these evacuated. All preparations be ensured for them as per the Commonplace Working Process (SOP), he mentioned, whereas making it clear that separate reduction centres needs to be arrange for individuals evacuated from any containment zone.

Such individuals needs to be stored individually from the overall inhabitants affected by floods, he added.

He additionally requested officers to make sure that individuals should keep social distancing and put on face masks on the reduction centres.

Association of fodder in sufficient amount be made for cattle in areas from the place persons are being evacuated, the CM mentioned.

Each NDRF and SDRF groups, which have been deployed in varied districts, needs to be stored in alert mode in order that they’ll transfer rapidly within the occasion of any adversarial state of affairs, Kumar mentioned, including that engineers of water assets division also needs to stay ready with a purpose to defend embankments.

In the meantime, the water assets division mentioned in a bulletin that every one its embankments are protected. The bulletin, nonetheless, didn’t point out lack of any human life and cattle attributable to floods.

River Ganga is flowing under hazard mark in any respect areas, together with two locations in Patna, that’s, Gandhi Ghat and Digha from the place the water assets division collects the report.

Nevertheless, Baghmati river is flowing above hazard mark at Dhenga, Sonakhan, Dubbadhar, Kataunjha in Sitamarhi district, Beinbad in Muzaffarpur and Hayaghat in Darbhanga district, the bulletin mentioned.

Kamlabalan river is flowing above purple mark at two locations of Jainagar and Jhanjharpur rail bridge in Madhubani, whereas Burhi Gandak is above hazard mark at Rosera rail bridge in Samastipur district.

Mahananda river is flowing above hazard degree at two locations of Taiyabpur in Kishanganj and Dhangaraghat in Purnea, whereas river Khiroi is flowing above hazard degree at Kamtaul and Ekmighat in Darbhanga district, it mentioned.


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