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Bihar flood situation worsens, 53.67 lakh people across 14 districts affected


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Bihar flood situation worsens, 53.67 lakh people across 14 districts affected

SynopsisThe number of people affected by the deluge has gone up by 4.62 lakh since Saturday, though that of the district remained at 14, the department said in a bulletin.ANIPatna: The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Sunday as water from overflowing rivers inundated fresh areas, while a total of 53.67 lakh people across 14…

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The selection of oldsters laid low with the deluge has gone up by 4.62 lakh since Saturday, though that of the district remained at 14, the division acknowledged in a bulletin.

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Patna: The flood issue in Bihar worsened on Sunday as water from overflowing rivers inundated new areas, whereas a whole of 53.67 lakh folks across 14 districts were affected, the Hassle Management Department acknowledged right here.

No new casualty became reported and the selection of oldsters who died in flood-connected incidents stood at 13.

The selection of oldsters laid low with the deluge has gone up by 4.62 lakh since Saturday, though that of the district remained at 14, the division acknowledged in a bulletin.

The selection of panchayats hit by the calamity, nonetheless, rose to 1,059 from 1,043 on the day prior to this.

It acknowledged that an embankment of Tirhut canal breached in the early hours of Sunday inundating at the least a dozen villages in Muraul block of Muzaffarpur district. Two National Hassle Response Power (NDRF) teams occupy been deployed at the location.

With 16.89 lakh flood-affected folks, Muzaffarpur is the worst-hit district, adopted by 12.40 lakh folks in Darbhanga and 8.09 lakh in East Champaran.

Greater than half of the affected populace live in Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga districts.

Of the 13 deaths in flood-connected incidents, Darbhanga registered the absolute top seven casualties, adopted by four in West Champaran and two in Muzaffarpur.

An whole of 20 teams of the NDRF and 11 of the SDRF are fervent on the rescue operations and so that they occupy got evacuated 4.03 lakh folks from the affected areas to this level, the bulletin acknowledged.

It acknowledged that 26,734 folks are staying in 19 reduction camps whereas nearly about 9.29 lakh folks were being fed at 1,385 neighborhood kitchens in the affected districts.

Rivers similar to Baghmati, Burhi Gandak, Kamlabalan, Adhwara, Khiroi, Mahananda and Ghaghra are flowing above the threat stage at assorted areas.

The Met Department has forecast light rain in the catchment areas of all rivers flowing in the command on Monday.

The 14-flood affected districts are Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, West Champaran, East Champaran, Khagaria, Saran, Samastipur, Siwan and Madhubani.

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