Toll due to Bihar floods rises to 27 with 2 new deaths reported today; over 80 lakh people affected so far
Due to heavy rainfall on Thursday, around 11 thousand more people were hit, taking the total number those affected to 81,79,257
Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts
A total of 28.32 lakh people in 26 of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by the deluge
Floods in Assam, Bihar echo in Parliament: Five Indians died per day in rain-related accidents over past 3 years
As many as 6,585 people lost their lives due to rain-related natural calamities — such as cyclone, floods and landslides — in India over three years ending July 18, 2019, a government reply to the Lok Sabha said on 23 July, 2019. This amounts to nearly 2,000 deaths every year, on average.
The toll in Bihar and Assam floods mounted to 174, with a total of 1.09 crore people being affected by the calamity in the two states, officials said on Tuesday.
Floods continue to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam; death toll mounts to 166, 1.11 crore people affected so far
Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam, with around 1.11 crore people continuing to reel under the deluge in the two eastern states where the death toll reached 166 on Sunday.
Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar to visit Sitamarhi to review rescue, relief ops today; Sushil Modi to travel to Darbhanga, Madhubani
As the flood situation in Bihar turns grim, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is scheduled to visit Sitamarhi on Sunday to take stock of the rescue and relief operations, government officials said.
Tejashwi Yadav asks Centre to declare floods in Bihar as national disaster, urges Narendra Modi to visit state
Responding to a query on formation of a separate party recently by a section of the RJD's Jharkhand unit, Tejashwi said there are some opportunistic and over-ambitious elements in the party and it happens during election time.
Of the 38 districts in Bihar nearly 20 are sabotaged by the recent floods with many areas, specially the riverine belt of 12 districts badly reeling under water.
While UP, Bihar and madhya Pradesh remain the worst hit states, water has started receding in Gujarat and Rajasthan, rekindling hope that normalcy will be restored quickly in these states.
About 30,000 evacuated villagers in Bihar began returning home on Tuesday after the threat of floods due to a landslide in neighbouring Nepal eased, but 100,000 remained in relief camps, government officials said.