Bihar floods affect more regions; no new casualties reported | Patna News

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Villagers cross a flood-affected place on a ship as they proceed towards a safer location, at Gopalganj district. (PT…Read

PATNA: More parts of Bihar were on Thursday influenced by flooding , due to growth in water levels of rivers appearing in Nepal, although the disaster management division claimed that this has led to no new loss of life.
As stated by the branches bulletin, 71 panchayats of Madhubani and Siwan districts, that weren’t affected by the flooding until the prior day, have been hit with the calamity.
The amount of districts that are affected has, so, attained 14.
The amount of individuals affected by deluge has climbed to 39. 63 lakhup from 38. 47 lakh on Wednesday.
Death cost, however, remained steady in 11, together with Darbhanga accounting for seven casualties along with the remaining four documented in West Champaran.
Other districts announced as flood-hit are East Champaran, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Sitamarhi, Gopalganj, Saran, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj and Khagaria.
In a meeting that he chaired about the former night to assess the flood situation, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar educated officials to pull their socks up reminding them”it’s in the months of August and September we see the worst of their calamity”.
“We have to have arrangements in place for evacuating people from exposed locations. We’re now confronted with a twin battle in the background of raging corona pandemic.
“It has to be guaranteed that those being retained at relief camps have been analyzed for Covid-19 to a priority basis and societal bookmarking is preserved so much as you can”, he explained.
Until 3. 16 lakh people are evacuated and moved to secure places by employees involved in rescue and relief work, such as 21 teams of the NDRF.
Over 25,000 individuals have taken refuge in 19 relief camps and near six lakh people were fed at greater than 1000 community flats.
An embankment across the Budhi Gandak river in Bairiya in East Champaran district was vandalized by unknown villagers.
“An FIR was lodged in relation to the damage caused by the embankment that has, nevertheless, led to no loss to property and life. Our section is currently doing the needful”, water sources ministry Sanjay Kumar Jha tweeted.
The 9th battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), stationed at Bihta close Patna, has saved tens of thousands of individuals ever since flooding began wreaking havoc a few weeks ago.
“Our employees have rescued near 8,000 individuals, including children, the elderly and pregnant women. Our guys have fanned out 13 of those affected districts,” that the battalions commandant Vijay Sinha stated. Among NDRF teams had been Thursday diverted from West Champaran to Siwan upon the tragedy management departments ask, he added.
He informed that NDRF guys saved the life span of a four-year-old boy in East Champaran district, who endured a snake bite in his village.
“Our guys reached the village in the evening. The boy, Adnan, was transported in a ship to the nearest main gym, wading through flood waters to get a six kilometres long stretch. Happily, timely medical help took him from harms way”, Sinha added.

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