Most people return to villages from relief camps in Bihar

Most of the people who had taken shelter in the relief camps in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar on Thursday returned to their villages.

Flood like situation in Bihar villages abates, villagers still await help

The impending flood threat near the Kosi river basin of Bihar has abated now even as the evacuation of villagers to a safer place is in progress. The flood threat began due to the landslide in Nepal.

Bihar stops evacuation after flood threat abates

The Bihar government Tuesday stopped forcible evacuation of people after the flood threat in the state abated, an official said Tuesday.

Flood threat in Kosi blows over, alert withdrawn from six districts

The Bihar government on Monday decided to withdraw alert from six out of nine districts as the flood threat receded after the Nepal government decided against a blast to open the mouth of the blocked Bhote Kosi, a tributary of Kosi river.

About 65,000 evacuated after flood alert in Bihar

Over 65,000 people have been evacuated in Bihar Monday amid a flood alert, following a rise in the water level of Kosi river, an official said.

No immediate threat of flood in Kosi: Centre

There is no immediate threat of flood in the Kosi river but the central government is regularly monitoring the situation through the National Crisis Management Committee, a home ministry statement said Monday.

Water accumulation increases at Bhote Kosi in Nepal

With accumulation of water behind the blocked Bhote Kosi, tributary of the Kosi River in Nepal, rising to 32 lakh cusecs on Sunday from 25 lakh cusecs earlier and the threat of deluge looming large over Bihar, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said the "situation may turn fearsome".

Kosi floods: SSB alerts border posts along Nepal in Bihar

Government has put on alert troops of border guarding Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in view of the impending Kosi floods in Bihar even as the paramilitary force has moved its critical equipment and ammunition to interior areas from the frontier.

Kosi floods: No change in flow of water in Bihar, Centre sends essential supplies

Kosi floods — As the situation in Bihar worsens due to floods in the river Kosi Centre on Sunday rushed in essential supplies, relief teams and put on standby several aircrafts to deal with any emergency.

Fear of 2008-like flood fuels panic in Bihar

Thousands of people in Bihar Sunday were panicky and feared a repeat of the worst floods in the Kosi plains in 2008 after a drastic rise in the water level of the Kosi river.

Water level increases in Kosi following blast in Nepal

Water level of Kosi River in Bihar increased on Sunday after the Nepalese Army carried out low-intensity blasts to remove the landslide debris from a river in Nepal to free the huge quantity of water accumulated there.

PM Narendra Modi concerned over Kosi blockage in Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday expressed concern over the blockage of the Kosi river in Nepal.

Flood alert sounded in Bihar as Nepal releases water into Kosi

In a grim reminder of the 2008 deluge, a landslide in Nepal has led to the creation of an artificial dam on river Kosi and the possibility of floods looms large on Bihar.

Govt swings into action in view of flood threat from Nepal

A landslide in Nepal has led to creation of an artificial dam on river Kosi, triggering possibility of a flood that could affect parts of Bihar, government said here today as it swung into action to control damage.

Floods imminent in Kosi river, Bihar orders immediate evacuation

The Bihar government on Saturday ordered immediate evacuation in four districts due
to imminent floods in the Kosi river.

After nearly six years, Kosi flood probe report submitted

A commission probing an embankment breach in the Kosi river that caused Bihar`s worst floods in 50 years submitted its report Monday to the state government nearly six years after it was set up.

Five years on, hundreds of Bihar flood victims await homes

Over five years after their houses were washed away by the Kosi river in the worst floods in Bihar in half a century, Karee Devi and Ramji Das - and hundreds of others like them - are still awaiting the construction of their houses under the state government`s rehabilitation and reconstruction project.

Cyclone Phailin: Focus now on providing relief, says Odisha CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that his government`s focus has shifted from minimizing damage to ensuring that relief materials reach the victims in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.

Five years on, Kosi flood probe yet to submit report

On Aug 18, 2008, the Kusaha embankment near the India-Nepal border on the Kosi river was breached, flooding five districts of northern Bihar.

Nine kids among 10 killed in Bihar boat tragedy

Nine children were among 10 persons killed when the country boat they were on capsized here in a flooded tributary of Kosi river, official sources said Friday.