June 6, 2023

Patna. Bihar ‘s eight districts of flooding along the affected area Valmikinagar in West Champaran district Gandak made barrage on Tuesday, leaving 4.36 cusecs flood-prone state and has been profound. According to information received from the Water Resources Department, 436500 cusecs of water was released from the barrage built on the Gandak River in Valmikinagar at 10 am on Tuesday. Due to which six districts falling in its catchment area, West Champaran, East Champaran, Gopalganj, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali and Saran districts have been prone to flooding.

It is noteworthy that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had directed the Disaster Management Department and all the concerned District Collectors to be fully prepared on 20 July in view of the possibility of floods in these six districts due to heavy rains in the catchment area of ​​Nepal and Gandak river. . Presently 413952 population of 217 panchayats of 38 blocks of Sitamarhi, Shivhar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj and East Champaran districts are affected by the floods where 13585 evacuees have taken shelter in 5 relief camps. According to the information received from the Department of Water Resources, the Bagmati river is flowing above the danger mark in Sitamarhi and Muzaffarpur, Budhi Gandak in Samastipur, Kamla Balan in Madhubani, Lalbakia in East Champaran, Adhwara Sitamarhi, Khiroi Darbhanga and Mahananda Purnia district