Patna, Sept.30: The incessant rains in Bihar have severely affected normal life. Water is seen in most of the houses, streets and streets of the low-lying areas of the capital Patna. It has become difficult for people to leave the house. The situation is the same in other parts of the state. Rail traffic, health services, schools, colleges and offices have been affected. Power supply is interrupted. The Meteorological Department said that the monsoon is still active in Bihar. A rain alert has also been issued here today.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a meeting in the night in view of the devastation caused by the rain. Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar, Director General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey and Principal Secretary of Disaster Management Department Supriya Amrit were present in the meeting. Arrangements are also being made to provide clean drinking water. Community kitchens are also being run in flood affected areas. “
The Chief Minister said after the meeting, “Climate change is happening due to imbalance of environment, due to which there was a heavy rain in some areas in the initial phase and flooding occurred. After that, water shortage and drought situation everywhere then the water level of the river Ganga started increasing.He said, “It has been raining continuously for five to six days and it cannot be said right now what will be the situation in the future. Even the meteorologists are not able to give accurate information about when this rain will end now.
The Chief Minister said, “All departments are working together.” We are vigilant and are working continuously. Work is being done everywhere and in Patna as much as possible, we are doing it. To help the people affected by water logging in Patna, the Bihar government has demanded two choppers from the Union Home Ministry. Apart from this, a pump has been demanded to remove water deposits from Coal India. Due to floods in Patna, people are finding it difficult to live. In the meantime, the administration is constantly engaged in reciting people. A total of 36 boats, 75 tractors are engaged in rescue operations in the city, so far 26 thousand people have been shifted to safe places.
Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in some areas of Patna to save the residents. According to the Meteorological Department, the state capital has received more than 200 millimeters of rain since Friday evening, which was affirmed by Disaster Management Department Principal Secretary Supriya Amrit as ‘completely unexpected’.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told reporters after a video conference with the district magistrates, “We are doing everything possible. I appeal to the people of the state to have patience and courage.
Six people died after being buried under debris at various places due to heavy rains in police station area of Bhagalpur district of Bihar on Sunday. Bhagalpur District Magistrate Pranab Kumar said that due to heavy rains, three people died and another person was injured after the sudden collapse of the boundary wall of Hanuman temple located in Bari police station area.
25 people have died due to floods in Bihar. Still, Orange Alert and Yellow Alert have been issued in many districts. So far, about 10 thousand people have been rescued by the administration and still people continue to be shifted to a safe place. At the same time, water has entered the Nalanda Medical College Hospital (NMCH), due to which the patients are facing a lot of trouble.
Significantly, due to floods in Patna for the last three days, the situation is bad. The place is full of water, the shop or the house, the road or the ground has drowned in everything. The boat is roaming on the streets of Patna and the road is not known.
Not only the common man, but the house of the leaders is also in bad condition and the house has become an island. Because inside the house is also filled with water, water has accumulated all around there. On Sunday, water also entered the houses of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and two former Chief Ministers Satyendra Narayan Singh and Jitan Ram Manjhi.
There are reports of damage to national highways in many districts of North Bihar due to floods and rains. In many places flood water has entered homes, shops and hospitals in the state. The rains have affected the movement of trains, road transport and operation of aircraft. 12 long-distance trains and many passenger trains have been cancelled.
There is still a rain alert in Bihar, the Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for rain in 14 districts of Bihar today. The districts for which red alert was issued include Supaul, Araria, Kishanganj, Banka, Samastipur, Madhepura, Saharsa, Purnia, Darbhanga, Bhagalpur, Khagaria, Katihar, Vaishali and Munger. While a yellow alert has been issued for many districts of Bihar including Patna, Gopalganj, Sheikhpura, Champaran, Siwan, all schools in Patna have been closed till Tuesday, along with 12 trains have been cancelled. Not just the common man, but the houses of politicians are also looking like an island these days, whether it is Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Rajiv Pratap Rudy or Nand Kishore Yadav’s house.
Along with Bihar, Uttar Pradesh is also in bad condition, due to the rainy flood here, more than 100 people have lost their lives. The hospital, the house is full of water everywhere. Many people have died in the last three days due to floods in many parts of UP. Among the flood affected districts are cities like Ghazipur, Chandauli, Ambedkar nagar, Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Jaunpur, Ballia, Fatehpur, Ayodhya and Rae Bareli.
Due to heavy rains in the last four days, most of the ponds and drains of Varanasi have overflowed and its water has come on the roads. Along with the water of the pond, the fish also came on the streets and seeing colorful fish swimming, people gathered there to see it.