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Floods in several states as India records 25% excess rainfall, highest for month of August since 1976
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Floods in several states as India records 25% excess rainfall, highest for month of August since 1976

Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Goa have recorded excess rainfall while Sikkim has recorded a large excess

Bihar floods: Fear of dengue outbreak looms over Patna; health dept denies waterlogging to blame for spike
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Bihar floods: Fear of dengue outbreak looms over Patna; health dept denies waterlogging to blame for spike

On Saturday, 85 patients — all hailing from Patna city or the district — tested positive for the dreaded disease.

Bihar floods: 1,400 villages in 15 districts affected; locals blame dysfunctional infrastructure as health dangers loom large
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Bihar floods: 1,400 villages in 15 districts affected; locals blame dysfunctional infrastructure as health dangers loom large

The flooded areas of Patna are now facing the threat of diseases such as dengue, malaria and chikungunya.

Bihar floods: Experts blame climate change, global warming, unplanned development for rains
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Bihar floods: Experts blame climate change, global warming, unplanned development for rains

Nearly 110 people have died in the last five days. While 79 people have died in UP, 28 lives have been lost in Bihar.

'NDA owes apology to rain-hit people of Patna': Giriraj Singh slams Bihar government over floods
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'NDA owes apology to rain-hit people of Patna': Giriraj Singh slams Bihar government over floods

The firebrand BJP leader also attacked the Nitish Kumar government saying an alert had been sounded ahead of the downpour but it failed to ensure attentiveness in the administrative machinery, which could have lessened the severity of the crisis.

'What happened in America?': Nitish Kumar, facing questions on Bihar floods, loses cool with journalists
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'What happened in America?': Nitish Kumar, facing questions on Bihar floods, loses cool with journalists

As the toll following heavy rains and floods in Bihar rose to 42 on Wednesday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lashed out at journalists who were posing questions before him while he surveyed the affected areas in the state

Bihar floods claim 30 lives: CM, private entities launch relief efforts; here is how you can help
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Bihar floods claim 30 lives: CM, private entities launch relief efforts; here is how you can help

Torrential rain and resultant floods have claimed 29 lives across Bihar, apart from causing damage to property and displacing thousands of people. NDRF, SDRF, Indian Air Force are conducting relief and rescue operations in full swing

Rain-related fatality mounts to 148 including in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh;  highest rainfall this monsoon since 1994, says IMD
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Rain-related fatality mounts to 148 including in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh; highest rainfall this monsoon since 1994, says IMD

The weather department has forecast a long delayed withdrawal of Monsoon and more rains for Bihar, including capital Patna, where several areas still remain submerged, and food and relief material are being air dropped.

Bihar floods: Heavy rain claims 29 lives; parts of Muzaffarpur, Patna submerged in water
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Bihar floods: Heavy rain claims 29 lives; parts of Muzaffarpur, Patna submerged in water

Continuous rains have flooded extensive parts of Bihar, including the state capital of Patna

Bihar floods: Toll rises to 29 as state govt requests IAF for two helicopters to airdrop food packets, medicines in affected areas
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Bihar floods: Toll rises to 29 as state govt requests IAF for two helicopters to airdrop food packets, medicines in affected areas

The death toll due to incessant rainfall and flood in different areas of the state has risen to 29, officials said on Monday

Bihar floods: Heavy rains claim 7 lives; IMD issues red alert for 9 districts, including East-West Champaran, Siwan, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi
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Bihar floods: Heavy rains claim 7 lives; IMD issues red alert for 9 districts, including East-West Champaran, Siwan, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi

Heavy rains in several parts of Bihar has thrown normal life out of gear affecting rail traffic, healthcare facilities and schools. Weather forecaster have predicted more rains in the coming days. The residences of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav and BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy resembled marooned islands, reports have said

Nitish Kumar reviews situation following heavy rains in Patna, other parts of Bihar; water enters two hospitals in state capital
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Nitish Kumar reviews situation following heavy rains in Patna, other parts of Bihar; water enters two hospitals in state capital

The weather department has predicted heavy rainfall for Patna till 30 September and the district administration has ordered closure of all schools till Tuesday

Daily Bulletin: ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case likely today; SC to pass order on rebel Karnataka MLAs’ resignations; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case likely today; SC to pass order on rebel Karnataka MLAs’ resignations; day's top stories

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India hopes for relief as ICJ set to deliver verdict today; Karnataka crisis: SC reserves order in rebel MLAs' case for today at 10.30 am; day's top stories

Floods in Assam, Bihar claim 55 lives, over 70 lakh people affected; red alert sounded in Kerala
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Floods in Assam, Bihar claim 55 lives, over 70 lakh people affected; red alert sounded in Kerala

The flood fury continued in Bihar and Assam Tuesday with the death toll in the region mounting to 55, even as a red alert was sounded in Kerala after the weather office predicted extremely heavy rains in the state

Two children die in Kishanganj after rain wreaks havoc in Bihar; six districts severely affected, relief work underway
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Two children die in Kishanganj after rain wreaks havoc in Bihar; six districts severely affected, relief work underway

As heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in Bihar, two children have lost their lives in Kishanganj.

After two-week delay, monsoon likely to enter Bihar next week, provide respite from heat, says IMD
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After two-week delay, monsoon likely to enter Bihar next week, provide respite from heat, says IMD

The much awaited monsoon is likely to enter Bihar by next week, ushering in good news for millions who have been reeling under a heatwave like condition, an official on Saturday said.