There has been no respite from heavy rains in Bihar & eastern UP. Latest reports suggest that more than 100 people have died due to flooding caused by incessant rains in the two states.
IMD has retained the red alert for Bihar for the nest 24 hours, as heavy to very heavy rainfall is still expected in the state.
The conditions are so bad that people are navigating the roads by boats.
Visuals from UP and Bihar are scary as most of the areas get flooded.
Bihar chamkat ba— Markandey Katju (@mkatju) September 29, 2019
Patna is in water with floods and it’s first time in many years that the water levels are this high pic.twitter.com/JEfABPPTTp
Bihar: Flood water enters residence of state minister Prem Kumar in Patna. pic.twitter.com/jjwsCUF45n— ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2019
The situation that has arisen due to the stray floods is very serious. I am sharing some pictures so that the intellectuals of India open their eyes & help Bihar. In the same way that other states are helped on such conditions, Bihar should also be helped.@PMOIndia @narendramodi pic.twitter.com/cHTkWYHZml— Kanhaiya Kumar (@kanhaiya343) September 30, 2019
Very sad to see the flood conditions in Bihar! pic.twitter.com/xVyJXL39BC— Awanish Sharan (@AwanishSharan) September 29, 2019
flood in bihar by river and rain pic.twitter.com/ZqzVULwJyS— CHOWKIDAR ANKIT SINGH (RAJPUT) (@ankitkumar1205) September 29, 2019
Ballia, Jaunpur and Varanasi have been the worst affected cities in UP. The district jail in Ballia had to vacated after the barracks got flooded.
In Bihar, Patna has been badly hit by rains, with most of the residential areas and roads getting submerged in water.
The Indian Air Force has sent two helicopters to Patna to carry out rescue operations in flood-hit areas, reported TOI.