Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Assam with over 200 deaths reported in Bihar alone. Centre continues to provide assistance in rescue and relief operations.
The toll in Bihar floods has crossed 200 mark, as the flood situation worsened, affecting over one crore people across 18 districts in the state. Samastipur is the latest one included in the list of flood-affected districts, taking the number of inundated districts to 18.
Flood situation remains grim in Bihar and Assam.The death toll crosses 200 and more than 150 deaths is in Bihar alone.
Floods continue to inundate many parts of the country. Situation remains grim in Bihar with the death toll crossing 150. 16 districts are still under flood waters affecting nearly 90 lakh people. Rail and road traffic in north Bihar has been thrown out of gear.
SITREP NO. 75/2017
- CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)
According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 15/08/2017, 02 Unprecedented flood in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, 06 High flood sites (Assam-02, UP-02, Bihar-02) and 21 Moderate flood sites (Bihar-05, Assam-10, Jharkhand-01, Uttar Pradesh-04 & West Bengal-01) have been reported.