Flood waters enter over 1,000 Bihar villages
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) Flood water hasover 1,000 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, even as rising water level of most rivers was posing a threat to many other villages, officials said Saturday.
All the inundated villages are in flood-prone districts of Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, Araria, Purnia, Saharsa, Darbhanga, Madhepura and Bagaha, officials said.
“Flood waters entered more than 700 villages of Aurai block in Muzaffarpur. In Bhagalpur, more than 200 villages were inundated, while dozens of villages were flooded in Madhepura, Araria and Purnia,” an official of the state disaster said.
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