The flood state of affairs in north Bihar has worsened following incessant rains within the catchment areas of all main rivers of the area, together with Gandak, Budhi Gandak, Bagmati, Lakhandei, Kamala Balan and their tributaries.
Over 39.6 lakh individuals in 972 panchayats in 108 blocks of 14 districts have been affected by floods whereas 11 individuals have misplaced their lives.
A lot of the rivers are flowing above hazard marks at a number of locations whereas others are displaying a rising development, an official of the water useful resource division of north Bihar mentioned on Thursday.
The Burhi Gandak was flowing practically 1.5 meter above the hazard mark at Sikandapur in Muzaffarpur city whereas the Bagmati had touched 56 meter at Kataujha, practically 0.75 meter above the hazard mark. Gandak was flowing at 54.31 meter close to Rewaghat, barely 10 cm beneath the hazard mark.
A Darbhanga-based lawyer Sudhir Kumar Choudhary, who’s stranded in his native village below Hanuman Nagar block for every week on account of floods, mentioned, “The facility provide was snapped in your entire space after inundation of Poariya sub-station over every week in the past.”
The state-highway between Darbhanga and Samastipur was flooded at a number of locations between Taralahi village to Bishunpur. The district administration has enforced restrictions on plying of heavy autos by way of the marooned area.
A bulletin issued by the Central Flood Management Room said that excessive flood state of affairs continued even because the Adhwara river at Bishunpur was flowing at 48.71 metre, 1.31 metre above the hazard stage on Thursday morning.
The flood state of affairs in Kusheshwar Asthan block continues to stay grim whilst swollen Kosi, Kamla Balan and Kareh rivers inundate villages. Darbhanga district Justice of the Peace Thiyagrajan SM mentioned district administration was taking all measures to mitigate the miseries of flood-hit individuals by establishing group kitchens, offering boats and medical help.
Muzaffarpur district catastrophe administration officer Atul Kumar Verma mentioned all precautionary measures had been being taken to save lots of the city from Budhi Gandak as its water had entered into six locations across the city periphery and breached the protection and ring bunds.
“We’re focusing to save lots of the nationwide freeway 77 other than the railway observe alongside the Muzaffarpur-Sitamarhi sections of NHAI and East Centeral Railway,” he mentioned, apprehending that the flood water would enter in Sri Krishna Medical Faculty and Hospital if any breach will happen alongside NH 77.