Ganga is flowing at the danger mark in Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. (Twitter)
Bihar / Uttarakhand Flood Update: In Uttarakhand, it is raining in many areas including Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag, while in the Seemanchal region of Bihar, rivers like Gandak, Budhi Gandak, Kamala Balan are showing rough forms.
Patna/Dehradun. The continuous rain in Bihar and Uttarakhand for a week is becoming a problem for the people. While normal life is busy due to rain, on the other hand many rivers of North Bihar including Uttarakhand are in spate. Gandak, Budhi Gandak, Kamala Balan, Kosi, Mahananda, Parman rivers are flowing above the danger mark in Seemanchal region of Bihar due to continuous rain for the last one week. The continuous increase in the water level of Ganga has also increased the concern of the people, especially the people of the capital Patna.
Good rain in 11 districts of Bihar
The effect of rain in Bihar with the arrival of monsoon is such that 11 districts have recorded an average of 25 mm of rain. In Patna, the water level of river Ganga has also reached 2.67 meters above the danger mark in the last 24 hours, while the water level of other districts situated on the banks of Ganga like Buxar to Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district has increased. The Ganga is about one and a half meters below the red danger mark. In Hathidah, adjacent to Patna, the Ganga is 1.66 meters below the red mark, in Munger three and a half meters below the red mark, while in Bhagalpur also the Ganges is about 2.75 meters below.
Rivers in spate in many areasTalking about the northern part of Bihar, Gandak river is flowing above the danger mark in Gopalganj, Muzaffarpur and Vaishali districts. While the Mahananda river was above the danger mark in Purnia and Katihar districts of Seemanchal region, the water level of the Kosi river in Virpur and Saharsa was recorded 43 and 9 cm above the danger mark, respectively. In Araria district’s Jai Nagar and Parman river, Kamla Balan is above the danger mark. Amidst the havoc of the flood, about 1.5 lakh population of 13 blocks of West Champaran district are badly affected, while flood water entered in six blocks of Gopalganj. Gone. The water level of rivers is increasing continuously in Samastipur, Hajipur, Punpun.
Flood as well as landslide threat on Uttarakhand
If we talk about Uttarakhand, the situation of floods and landslides remains due to continuous rains in many areas including Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand. It has been raining continuously for the last 3 days in many districts of Uttarakhand. Rivers like Ganga Mandakini, Alaknanda and Pindar passing through the state are constantly in spate due to rain. While the water level of the rivers in Pithoragarh is flowing above the danger mark, Joshimath is also receiving continuous rain for the last 4 days. The most fierce form of Alaknanda is visible in Rudraprayag where this river is flowing above the danger mark.