Watch: A Dramatic Rescue Mission And IAF's Relief Ops In Flood-Hit Bihar

Monsoon information: Many districts in Bihar flooded as many of the rivers within the state are in spate


The flood state of affairs in Bihar has worsened after steady heavy rain within the state for the previous few days. Seven folks have died due flood-related incidents to date and over 10.6 lakh within the state are affected. Giant swathes of land are beneath flood waters. Helicopters of the Indian Air Power have been deployed within the worst affected districts of Darbhanga, East and West Champaran, Madhubani and Gopalganj to drop meals, ingesting water and different aid materials. 

Based on the Bihar catastrophe administration division, 22 groups of the State and Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power have been deployed in West and East Champaran, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, and Khagaria. A number of rivers such because the Baghmati, Burhi Gandak, Kamlabalan, Lalbakeya, Adhwara, Khiroi, Mahananda and Ghaghra are in spate inflicting intensive flooding.

Over 35 folks in East Champaran district had a slender escape after the engine of their boat malfunctioned throughout rescue operations. Rescuers of NDRF observed that the boat was caught on the swollen Gandak river. Guided by senior NDRF personnel, the group was taken to security. Commandant Vijay Sinha of 9 Battalion, NDRF stated, the boat’s engine had failed and the folks onboard in some way managed to put it aside from drowning with the assistance of a tree for greater than two hours.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday held a cupboard assembly by way of video convention to evaluate the flood state of affairs. The Chief Minister directed officers to distribute masks to these rescued from flood ravaged areas and supply them with all of the amenities in line with the COVID-19 tips. He additionally directed them to supply Rs 6,000 every as aid for now. 


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