Heavy rains have lashed several parts of Bihar over the last few days. Several areas in Patna, the capital of Bihar, got flooded yesterday, 28th September, after incessant rains in the city.
The weather department has now predicted more rain over the next 24 hours and issued a red alert for the entire state.
बिहार के अधिकतर जिलों में लगातार बारिश को देखते हुए रेड अलर्ट जारी किया गया है। निचले शहरी इलाकों से लोगों को निकालने के लिए ट्रक-बस की व्यवस्था की गई है। वीडियो कांफ्रेंसिंग के जरिये सभी जिलाधिकारियों से सम्पर्क कर आवश्यक निर्देश भी दिये गए।— Sushil Kumar Modi (@SushilModi) September 28, 2019
धैर्य, परिश्रम और परस्पर सहयोग.. pic.twitter.com/kkQ43x4taa
According to a report by Livemint, at least 24 lives have been lost so far, due to drowning. The water level in major rivers including Ganga, Kosi, Gandak and Mahananda is also on a rise and can breach the threat mark.
Very sad to see the flood conditions in Bihar! pic.twitter.com/xVyJXL39BC— Awanish Sharan (@AwanishSharan) September 29, 2019
Entire #Patna Railway Station has been flooded. Water has also entered homes & hospitals. Prayers with those stuck in the floods. 🙏#BiharRains #BiharFlood #BIHARfloods #patnafloods #patnaflood #PatnaRains #india pic.twitter.com/BtpmabfBtP— Annu Kaushik (@AnnuKaushik253) September 29, 2019
#BiharFlood | National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams deployed in the capital city of Patna rescue locals stranded due to flood— Hindustan Times (@htTweets) September 29, 2019
At least 20 have died after heavy rains battered the state
(Pics: ANI) pic.twitter.com/mCLxr0VUHF
This is worst flood in patna after 1975...This flood hits the patna badly but there is no place in prime time news and is there any leader in Bihar or only lip service is ok?— ཕརའསམའནཏ ཕའཏམའག (@Leader_Modi) September 29, 2019
Please help & please leaders understand your own responsibility for peoples of patna!😣 #PatnaRains pic.twitter.com/lxpNz9toUv
The rain has also affected the movement of trains, road traffic as well as flight operations.
According to weather reports the conditions may worsen in the next 24-48 hours. The weather is expected to normalise only by 3rd October.