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Flood hits 1090 villages in 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh

River Sharda, Rapti, Saryu are flowing above the danger mark. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister has instructed District Magistrates to provide materials through boats in flood affected areas. 15 teams of NDRF and 7 teams of SDRF and PAC have been deployed in flood affected districts for rescue measures.

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Flood situation in Bihar remains grim

This has resulted in heavy water discharge from the Gandak and Kosi barrage. The River Ganga is also flowing above the danger mark in many places. More than 83 lakh population of 16 districts of the state is still affected by the floods. The relief work is in full swing …

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No significant change in Bihar flood situation

According to the Disaster Management Department, a population of 81.44 lakh spread over 1310 panchayats in 130 blocks of 16 districts is reeling under floods of various rivers and its tributaries. So far, 25 people have lost their lives in flood-related accidents. Among them, 11 people have died in Darbhanga. …

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Normal life resuming slowly as flood situation eases in Bangladesh

Flood affected people in Sirajganj, Bogura, Natore, Naogaon and Pabna districts started returning to normal life as flood situation improved there, reports the official news agency BSS. According to the latest bulletin of the Flood Forecast and Warning Centre (FFWC) issued at 9 a.m. on Friday, water level showed increasing …

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No improvement in Bihar flood situation

The worst affected districts are Darbhanga, Samastipur, Saharsa, Muzaffarpur and East Champaran. As many as 24 people and 69 cattle have lost their lives in current flood fury. The water discharge from Kosi and Gandak Barrages has increased. More than 1.72 lakh Cusec discharge was recorded at Gandak barrage today. …

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Flood waters continue to recede in Assam

Lives have started returning back to normal as the number of districts affected by flood stands at 6 out of the 33 districts as according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority reports on Friday.   However, the administration is working hard to resettle the flood affected people whose houses may have …

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Bihar: Floods continue to wreak havoc; NDRF carries out rescue ops

The districts include Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi and Gopalganj. Breaching of two embankments in Darbhanga and Samastipur has aggravated the flood situation. Flood water has entered low lying urban areas in Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur and Samastipur districts. Rail traffic remained suspended on Darbhanga- Samastipur rail section of East Central railway. Flood water …

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Overall flood situation improves in Assam

The mighty river the Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger level at only two locations in the state, one is at Jorhat district in Eastern Assam and the other is Dhubri district in Western Assam bordering Bangladesh as per Assam State Disaster Management Authority reports on Wednesday Evening. Apart from …

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Assam Flood situation improves; 20 districts still affected

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority, as on Saturday evening, the population affected by the flood water is 10,62,764 while the number of villages affected by flood stands at 1295 under 53 Revenue Circles. The number of relief camps is 122 where 29,220 inmates are taking shelter. In the …

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Bihar floods: Situation still remains critical

A population of over 45 lakhs in 1,012 panchayats of 110 blocks has become flood affected. The standing crop of paddy in about 5  lakh hectare area has been destroyed due to floods. According to the Agriculture Department, however, an accurate assessment of the damage will be done only after …

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Flood situation in Bihar remains critical

The discharge of water from the Kosi and Gandak barrages has increased due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of the rivers in Nepal. According to the Disaster Management Department, two blocks of Siwan district have been affected due to inflow of water from Gopalganj. Additional Secretary of Disaster …

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Assam flood situation improves but 12 lakh people still in distress

The number of population affected by flood water have come down to over 12 lakh as per reports. Out of the 33 districts of Assam 22 districts still remain affected namely Dhemaji, Biswanath, Lakhimpur, Chirang, Barpeta etc. Goalpara still remains the highest effected with more than 3 lakh population effected …

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Jordan: Flash flood sweeps through iconic Petra

Rescue teams and helicopters are searching for five people whose car was swept away in Madaba, south-west of the capital, Amman. Downpours also triggered a state of emergency in the port city of Aqaba. It comes two weeks after 21 people, mostly children, drowned in a flash flood in the …

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Central team concludes assessment of flood damages in Nagaland

During the debriefing programme held on thursday night, Joint Secretary in Home Ministry, K B Singh said the final assessment report will be submitted within a week time after the state government submits reconciled memorandum. The Central team reached Nagaland on 4th September and visited some of the worst affected …

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Flood remains critical in UP

Chief Minister and other members of his cabinet will visit flood-affected areas on Thursday. Meanwhile, heavy rain lashed many parts of state including state capital Lucknow throwing normal life out of gear and affecting traffic badly. Met department has predicted more rains in next 24 hours.

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