Bihar: Flood situation worsened, Over 78 lakh people affected
- In Bihar, the flood situation has worsened following torrential rains in catchment areas of Nepal and heavy discharge of 2,15,000 cusec of water from Gandak barrage.
- The water level of Gandak river is rapidly rising.
- In view of the deteriorating situation, people living in low lying areas have been advised to shift to higher places.
- Over 78 lakh people spread over 16 districts are reeling under the impact of floods.