According to the report of Disaster Management
Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs, so far incessant rains and flash
floods have engulfed 1736 human lives, affected a population of 17,9,95,540,
estimated livestock loss is 17,521 and demolished/damaged 4,48,409 houses
in 12065 villages of 110 districts across the country.
In Bihar, the flood situation continues
to remain grim in Supaul, Madhepura, Saharsa, Araria, and Purnia districts.
The flood waters have now entered new areas in Katihar district. About