In many parts of the country, the situation is worsening due to floods. The situation in Bihar and Assam is very bad. In both states, 59 million people are in the grip of floods. With the flood, 10 lakh people have been displaced while 20 thousand people have taken shelter in relief camps. More than 33 lakh people have been affected by the floods in 13 districts of Bihar. At least 26 lakh people are affected due to floods in 28 districts of Assam. The situation in Assam is so bad that the state government has to make an army call for relief and rescue work. So far 46 people have been killed in floods in Bihar.
The Meteorological Department has issued heavy rain warnings in Uttarakhand over the next 24 hours in Dehradun, Haridwar, Puri, Nainital, Pithoragarh and Udhamsingh Nagar. In 18 districts of Madhya Pradesh, there may be showers with thunder and lightning. On the other hand, Jammu and Srinagar have been predicted to have light to heavy rain for the next six days.
People are fleeing to avoid flood water in Bihar. There is also anger in people with delay in relief and rescue. In the city of Sitamarhi flood water has entered. People are living on highways, major roads, schools and railways by placing tents. Road connectivity has broken off from Shivar, Eastern Champaran and neighboring Nepal. All the rivers of Motihari are on the boom. The condition of the flood in Madhubani was also frightening on Monday. There is a speed in the water level of Kamla Balan, Kosi, and other rivers. After breaking the embankment of the Kamla river in Darbhanga, on Monday, new parts of the district also got flooded by flood water.
People in Assam’s flood-hit areas are facing dizzying for drinking water. In most parts of the state, water pumps have entered the handpumps, wells in the well. 3181 villages of 28 districts of the state have been flooded with flood water. In the state, 90,000 hectares of agricultural land is in the grip of flood water whereas more than 10 lakh animals have been affected. NDRF and SDRF teams are engaged in relief and rescue. For the relief and rescue work in many districts, the army has to be called.
Due to the rains, life has changed in Ambala, Kurukshetra, Sonepat, Jhajjar, Karnal and Yamunanagar districts of Haryana. There is a possibility of heavy rains in Punjab in the next four days. In many districts of Uttar Pradesh the water levels of rivers have reached the danger mark. The crisis of floods and catastrophes on the population has gone deeper. Rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim is threatened by landslides. In Assam, Congress has accused the BJP-led state government of failing to cope with the situation arising out of the flood. There were heavy rains on Monday in Delhi.