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Flood-like Situation In Bihar | Bihar Floods | Champaran | NDRF On Stand-by |Bihar News | CNN News18

Flood like situation in Bihar. The state government keeps NDRF and SDRF teams on stand-by.Heavy rain in the catchment area of the Gandak river along the Nepal-India border in the last 24 hours have caused a flood-like situation in Bihar endangering lives and property.The Terai area of Nepal received heavy rain which led to a considerable increase in the water level of the Gandak. The banks of the river were inundated by an overflowing Gandak. Looking at the situation all the 36 gates of the Valmikinagar Gandak barrage were opened by the administration.Around 3 lakhs 50 thousand cusecs of water have been discharged from the dam into the river post the rains.The state and district administrations are on high alert after the swelling of the Gandak. On Wednesday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called a meeting where he issued directives for the district magistrates of East Champaran, West Champaran and Gopalganj to take the measures necessary to check floods and prevent any damage to dams and embankments along the bank of the Gandak. The CM also directed the Disaster and Water Resources departments to use microphones to alert the people living near the Gandak embankments and to simultaneously evacuate them from affected sites.#BiharLatestNews #BiharFloods #BiharNewsToday #CovidCasesInIndiaSubscribe to our channel for the latest news updates: http://bit.ly/2KGXvAW#GetCloserToTheNews with latest headlines on politics, sports, and entertainment on https://bit.ly/2Y4QccLTo stay updated on-the-go, download the News18 App: · Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/2VcRTRc· Apple App Store: https://apple.co/2JceAmY Follow us for latest news, photos & videos:· Facebook: http://bit.ly/2vOO22u· Twitter: http://bit.ly/2HdNKch· Instagram: http://bit.ly/2PRgfiz. Telegram: https://bit.ly/2ZOalG0CNN-News18 is India’s most awarded English News Channel and is one of the most respected and dynamic media brands in the country today. CNN-News18 has in a short time, redefined the limits and has set new standards for journalism in Indian news television through its differentiated programming and philosophy of inclusive journalism the spirit of ‘Whatever It Takes'. CNN-News18 continues to be India’s window to the world and the world’s window into India. CNN-News18 has been awarded all the prestigious awards in the General News category in the country.

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