Bihar Floods

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Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

17 Aug 2020

Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

16 Jul 2019

Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.

Nitish rejects Gujarat's help in 2010, but accepts in 2017

09 Sep 2017

Nitish rejects Gujarat's help in 2010, but accepts in 2017

Nitish Kumar accepted a cheque of Rs. 5 crore from the Gujarat government for flood relief operations in Bihar.

Bihar Water Resources Minister blames rats for flooding

02 Sep 2017

Bihar Water Resources Minister blames rats for flooding

Bihar's Water Resources Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh blamed the rats for the floods in the state.

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

30 Aug 2017

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

Six states are already reeling under floods. Now the government has warned that 12 others might witness floods due to "extreme to very heavy rainfall".

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

30 Aug 2017

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

Six states are already reeling under floods. Now the government has warned that 12 others might witness floods due to "extreme to very heavy rainfall".

Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief for flood-hit Bihar

26 Aug 2017

Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief for flood-hit Bihar

PM Narendra Modi has announced Rs. 500cr as relief for flood-hit Bihar after he undertook an aerial survey of the state along with CM Nitish Kumar.

Floods in UP and Bihar leave 170 dead

19 Aug 2017

Floods in UP and Bihar leave 170 dead

Over 130 people have been killed in floods caused by incessant rains in Bihar and neighboring Nepal.

Floods: 1.2cr people affected, death toll rises, train services hit

17 Aug 2017

Floods: 1.2cr people affected, death toll rises, train services hit

Heavy rains and floods continue to batter the eastern and northeastern parts of India. Over 1.2cr people have been affected, and the death toll continues to rise in Assam, West Bengal and Bihar.