District administration of Bihar’s Muzaffarpur issues advisory asking people to stay indoors amid heavy rainfall prediction by IMD
'Those staying in the catchment areas of Burhi Gandak, Lakhandei Gandak and Bagmati, stay alert', the advisory read. The local administration had deployed boats to help flood-affected victims after the overflowing Burhi Gandak river inundated urban areas.
Bihar floods: Over 2 million people affected as water level rises due to continuous rainfall
The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Sunday, with many rivers breaching their banks and affecting hundreds of thousands of people, officials said.
Major rivers in Bihar, especially the Kosi, Gandak, Bagmati and the Ganga, are in spate following heavy rains in their upstream areas, posing a threat of floods, officials said on Monday.