Nitish Kumar conducts aerial survey as Ganga continues to remain above danger mark

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conducted an aerial survey of four districts after the water level in Ganga swelled following heavy downpour.

FP Staff August 14, 2016 18:02:01 IST
The water level in Ganga river swelled following heavy downpour, threatening inundation of areas close by. Although the flood situation eased, the river remained above danger mark. Photo: PTI
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The water level in Ganga river swelled following heavy downpour, threatening inundation of areas close by. Although the flood situation eased, the river remained above danger mark. Photo: PTI
It was flowing above danger mark at Gandhi ghat and Hathidah in Patna district, Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, while Ghaghra river remained in spate at Gangpur-Siswan area in Siwan district and Koshi's water level was above the red mark at Baltara in Khagaria district. Photo: PTI
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It was flowing above danger mark at Gandhi ghat and Hathidah in Patna district, Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, while Ghaghra river remained in spate at Gangpur-Siswan area in Siwan district and Koshi's water level was above the red mark at Baltara in Khagaria district. Photo: PTI
Although the Disaster Management Department said that no district was in the grip of floods, water entered a few villages located close to the low-lying areas. It disrupted normal life as people were forced to traverse through floodwater. Photo: PTI
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Although the Disaster Management Department said that no district was in the grip of floods, water entered a few villages located close to the low-lying areas. It disrupted normal life as people were forced to traverse through floodwater. Photo: PTI
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conducted an aerial survey of four districts and held a review meeting with officials at Gaya. He asked them to conduct seamless rescue and relief operations. Photo: Twitter/ @NitishKumar
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conducted an aerial survey of four districts and held a review meeting with officials at Gaya. He asked them to conduct seamless rescue and relief operations. Photo: Twitter/ @NitishKumar