Flood threat: 2 rivers in Bihar flowing above danger mark

At 6 am, Ghagra at Darauli, Siwan, was flowing at a level of 61.42 m with rising trend which is 0.60 m above its danger level of 60.82 m and 0.32 m below its previous high flood level of 61.74 m in August 1998

Aishwarya Yerra August 22, 2014 15:14:15 IST
Flood threat: 2 rivers in Bihar flowing above danger mark

New Delhi: The Ghagra in Bihar's Siwan district and the Rapti in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur are flowing above the danger mark, a statement said on Friday.

"At 6 am, Ghagra at Darauli, Siwan, was flowing at a level of 61.42 m with rising trend which is 0.60 m above its danger level of 60.82 m and 0.32 m below its previous high flood level of 61.74 m in August 1998," said the statement from the ministry of water resources.

Flood threat 2 rivers in Bihar flowing above danger mark

The river has been in a high flood situation at Gangpur in Siwan. It was flowing at a level of 57.85 m.

It had a rising trend which is 0.81 m above its danger level of 57.04 m and 0.16 m below its previous high flood level of 58.01 m in September 1983.

The statement said Rapti at Balrampur has been flowing at a level of 104.83 m, with a rising trend which is 0.21 m above its danger level of 104.62 m.

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