The failure of the system has engulfed many cities of Bihar. Many districts including Nalanda, Motihari, Khagaria, Muzaffarpur, Chhapra and Patna are in the grip of floods. At the same time, heavy rains have created a ruckus in West Bengal, UP, Gujarat and Uttarakhand.
The floods have caused havoc in many districts of Bihar. The water level of Ganga has started rising rapidly in Patna. Whereas many cities of Bihar have been surrounded by floods due to the failure of the system. Many districts including Nalanda, Motihari, Khagaria, Muzaffarpur, Chhapra and Patna are in the grip of floods. People’s houses have been submerged in water in Jralpur Khutwaniya Panchayat of Yogapatti block area in Bettiah, Bihar. People are trying to save life somehow in the middle of the water. The water filled till the waist has ruined the lives of the people.
People are in panic due to floods in Saharsa, Bihar. Amidst the terrible water flow, people are forced to go to their homes with the help of rope. The Gandak river has wreaked havoc here. The areas around Sugauli are completely submerged. The roads are closed and people are forced to live life in water till their waist. The displeasure of the people is that neither the government nor the administration has come to take care of them, no one has come to know their condition.
Flood has also knocked in Nalanda of Bihar. Incessant rains have crossed the danger mark of Panchane river. Flood water has entered more than 50 houses in Salempur area, people’s houses have started submerging in water. The floods have wreaked havoc on the people living here. The crops of bhindi, brinjal and sackcloth spread over 350 bighas have been completely submerged in water. Even in Gujarat, houses in many villages have been submerged in water till their waist. People are facing a lot of trouble in moving from one place to another. Roads in Rajkot are full of water.
Floods have also created an outcry in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. Floods have destroyed hundreds of bighas of standing sugarcane crop in Mandawar and Chandpur areas of Bijnor. Due to the water there has been a crisis of fodder for the animals. In the last three days, SDRF and security personnel have safely evacuated 95 people from the floods.
Floods have caused terrible destruction in Hooghly, West Bengal. Here in the Arambagh area, only water is visible all around. Gandeshwari and Dwarkeshwar rivers have submerged the surrounding area. Dozens of villages have come under water. Property worth crores has been destroyed.
Rivers are in spate in Uttarakhand, many highways are closed, rivers in Uttarakhand are in spate and mountains are breaking. Rivers and mountains have swallowed up the roads. Statistics show that every year in Uttarakhand, there is a loss of about 64 crores due to floods and rains. Uttarakhand is very vulnerable to many types of disasters. Flood, rain and landslides continue to wreak havoc in many areas of Uttarakhand including Chamoli, Rishikesh, Champawat, Uttarkashi, Pithoragarh and Rudraprayag.
In the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, the continuous rain for the last three days has disturbed the life of the people badly. After the monsoon rains, rivers like Ganga, Alaknanda, Mandakini, Pindar are crossing their limits. From Rudraprayag to Rishikesh, it has been announced among the people living on the banks of the river that they should reach safe places.
The water level of rivers in Pithoragarh is above the danger mark. In Uttarakhand, 73 roads including the National Highway are closed due to the falling of mountains at different places. The water level at Sharda Barrage in Champawat district is well above the danger mark. It has been raining in Joshimath for 4 consecutive days. The mountains are cracking, crumbling, and the fast flow of rivers has become a time for the mountains. The road from Marwari bridge to Vishnuprayag on Badrinath National Highway 58 is completely closed.
The Alaknanda river is in its full spate here. In Rudraprayag, Alaknanda is flowing at its danger mark of 627 meters. There is a ban on going to the banks of the river. The houses have already been evacuated from the people living on the banks of the river. At the same time, water and debris of the Alaknanda river have also entered people’s homes. The debris of the river has also been filled in the famous Hanuman temple.