Flood situation in Bihar further deteriorates
n Bihar, flood situation has further deteriorated following breaching of embankments in Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur. Flood water is now entering in low-lying urban areas of these two districts. The swirling water of Gandak, Burhi Gandak and Bagmati is also inundating fresh areas of affected districts. Over 56 lakh people of 14 districts spread over 1,082 Panchyats are reeling under the impact of flood.
Flood situation is grim in Samastipur, Madhubani, Sitamarhi and East Champaran. Twenty three people have lost their lives in flood related incidents during last 24 hours in affected areas of the state. Rail traffic remained suspended on Darbhanga -Samastipur section of East Central Railway following overtopping of railway track. Vehicular trafffic has been disrupted at many places in flood affected areas.