Bihar Flood: Nearly 15 lakh affected in 11 flood-hit districts of Bihar

Nearly 15 lakh people have been affected by floods in 11 districts of Bihar, and at least 10 have died, the disaster management department said on Sunday. Darbhanga is the worst-affected district as 5.36 lakh people are either displaced or are trapped inside homes.

27th July 2020 | 11:28 AM (IST)
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Almost 15 lakh individuals have been influenced by floods in districts of Bihar and at least 10 have lost their lives in the downpour, the disaster management department said on Sunday.

According to the department, Darbhanga is the worst-affected district, as 5.36 lakh individuals there have either been displaced or are trapped inside their homes.

Floodwaters have entered homes in Bishunpur town of Darbhanga area, compelling individuals to swim through abdomen profound water, even as they attempt and rescue their assets.

"We witness flood each year, however this year the sum total of what records have been broken," an inhabitant of the town said.

Also, numerous individuals in Mabbi town of the locale and some from the connecting regions have come out to live in the city, as parts of their homes have been washed away in the downpour.

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A sum of 131 panchayats of 12 squares of Darbhanga region have been influenced by the flood, the division said in its announcement.

In Muzaffarpur area, more than two lakh individuals have been influenced, while the quantity of victims in East Champaran has contacted 2.72 lakh, the release expressed.

Different areas influenced because of the Flood are Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Gopalganj, West Champaran, Khagaria, and Saran.

"A sum of 14.95 lakh individuals have been influenced by floods at 625 panchayats of 86 squares in 11 regions of Bihar," the release said.

Seventeen groups of the NDRF and eight of the SDRF are engaged with the salvage activities.

The same number of as 1.36 lakh individuals have been emptied from the marooned regions up until now, the office stated, including that 14,011 individuals have set up in 26 alleviation camps.

Around 1.77 lakh individuals were being taken care of at 463 network kitchens in the state.

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters have dropped food parcels in a few flood-hit zones. Every parcel contains two-and-half kg of rice, one kg gram, 500 gm jaggery, a matchbox, and a bundle of candles.

Then, a lady conveyed a child on one of the salvage vessels of NDRF's ninth legion in East Champaran. The infant's mom hailed from the Gobari town of the region.

NDRF Commandant Vijay Sinha said that the NDRF faculty are prepared in taking care of labor during crises. The mother and the infant young the lady was moved to a close-by essential wellbeing community.

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A few streams, for example, Baghmati, Burhi Gandak, Kamlabalan, Lalbakeya, Adhwara, Khiroi, Mahananda, and Ghaghra are streaming over the threat level, an authority at the water assets division said.

The Ganga is streaming underneath the peril mark at all areas, however, it keeps on growing, he said

Numerous trains on the Muzaffarpur-Narkatiaganj and Samastipur-Darbhanga areas have changed their courses, while there are others which have been redirected or short-ended, East Central Railway (ECR) CPRO Rajesh Kumar said.

 

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27th July 2020 | 11:28 AM (IST)
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