Bihar rains

Bihar floods: 53.67 lakh people affected; Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga worst-hit districts

The number of people affected by the deluge has gone up by 4.62 lakh since Saturday, though that of the district remained at 14, the department said in a bulletin.

Aug 02, 2020, 19:59 PM IST

Lightning kills eight people across five districts in Bihar

More than 150 people in Bihar have died due to lightning in the past 25 days. 

Jul 19, 2020, 16:18 PM IST

Lightning, thunderstorms kill 7 in Gujarat, 11 in Bihar

In the past few days, as many as 103 people have so far died in Bihar due to lightning and thunderstorms.

Jun 30, 2020, 21:14 PM IST

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds meeting to review increasing level of Mahananda, Kosi Bagmati, Gandak rivers

Earlier on June 26, around 92 people died in over 24 districts across Bihar due to lightning strikes.

Jun 28, 2020, 22:10 PM IST

Centre to give flood-hit Karnataka, Bihar Rs 1,813.75 crore more

Keeping in view the severity of flood situation and the fund positions in the State Disaster Response Funds (SDRF) accounts of Bihar and Karnataka, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has approved advance release of Rs 400 crore and Rs 1,200 crore to both the state respectively from the NDRF "on account basis", the statement said.

Oct 04, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Bihar: 73 dead, 17.09 lakh affected due to floods, heavy rain warning for next 48 hours

The Central Water Commission, meanwhile, released a statement that said that many rivers in Bihar and other parts of India are flowing in a severe situation. There are 15 flood warning alerts in Bihar and 21 across India.

Oct 03, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

Bihar: BJP MP Ram Kripal Yadav's boat capsizes during visit to flood-hit areas

BJP MP Ram Kripal Yadav said that state administration is only focusing on Patna and no one in paying attention towards the rural areas where thousands of people are facing the brunt of floods.

Oct 02, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Death toll in Bihar floods jumps to 73, situation remains grim in Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that all pumping sets in Patna are operational now and the water will soon be drained out.

Oct 02, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

IMD predicts more rainfall in Bihar in next 48 hours, orange alert issued in four districts

An orange alert has been issued in Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai and Khagaria districts of Bihar for October 3 and 4.

Oct 02, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

Ganga, Kosi flow above danger mark in Bihar, floods in 16 districts cripple life

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and other Central agencies are carrying out rescue operations across Bihar. Twenty teams of the NDRF have been deployed in the Bihar of which six have been located in Patna, which is worst-hit. 

Oct 01, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Heartbreaking video of Patna rickshaw-puller crying, stuck on flooded street goes viral

The video also shows people consoling the rickshaw-puller who is seen in tears and asking for help. 

Sep 30, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

29 dead as heavy rains lash Bihar; red alert in 13 districts, government seeks IAF help

Sources told Zee Media that 32 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been pressed into service to help in the relief and rescue operations.

Sep 30, 2019, 13:25 PM IST

Floods situation remains grim in Bihar; several trains cancelled, CM Nitish Kumar seeks IAF help

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought Centre's help as floods situation worsened after heavy rains continued to lash the state for the third consecutive day on Sunday. 

Sep 30, 2019, 07:29 AM IST

Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Bihar

At least 15 districts of Bihar including capital Patna were badly hit after heavy rains lashed the state on Saturday. The incessant rains have caused flood-like situation in several parts of the state, throwing normal life completely out of gear.

Sep 29, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Bihar floods situation grim, Patna worst-hit; death toll reaches 17

With overflowing drains throughout the city, water has also entered different houses in many localities of Patna.

Sep 29, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

14 dead; two injured due to heavy rains in Bihar, red alert in 15 districts

Several districts of Bihar have been receiving heavy rainfall since Friday and flood-like situation has been created in several parts of the state, throwing normal life completely out of gear.

Sep 29, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Bihar, red alert issued in 15 districts

It is feared that situation will get worse on Sunday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated places over Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat are likely to receive heavy rainfall in next 24 hours. 

Sep 29, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

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Sep 18, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

5W1H: 70 percent of Assam's Kaziranga National Park submerged in water

Due to the devastating floods in Assam, 70 percent of the Kaziranga National Park was submerged in water. Watch full video to know more.

Jul 14, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Heavy rain lashes Bihar, Northeast; IMD issues high alert for next 24 hours

Rain-related incidents claimed eight lives in Bihar, six in Assam and 15 in UP.

Jul 13, 2019, 13:44 PM IST