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Close to 90 lakh people affected in Bihar floods; death toll remains unchanged

The number of people affected by floods, according to the department, has reached 88.46 lakh and they are spread across 1269 Panchayats falling under 111 blocks of 13 districts.

Death toll in Bihar flood mounts to 130; flood waters in Assam recede

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast enhanced rainfall activity in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and the western Himalayan region from July 31 to August 2.

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Bihar flood toll rises to 67; over 48 lakh affected

The highest number of casualties were reported from Sitamarhi with 17 deaths, followed by Araria (12), Madhubani (11), Sheohar (9), Purnea (7) Darbhanga (5), Kishanganj (4) and Supaul (2).

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 67, water levels recede but more areas affected

The death figure, as per the state disaster management department, has registered a more than two-fold rise since 24 hours ago when it stood at 33.

Congress members slam govt over handling of the flood situation in Assam and Bihar

Gourav Gogoi of the Congress asked the Centre to declare floods in Assam a national disaster and said, 15 persons have been killed, and over 43 lakh displaced by the natural calamity.

Bihar floods: Six districts under water, over a lakh displaced; NDRF deployed

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and water resources minister Sanjay Jha conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit districts during the day.

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Rapid warming of Arabian sea among causes of 3-fold rise in erratic rain in central India: Weather experts

According to the study, 13 more incidents like these are noticed with the passing of each decade, thus making floods an annual affair for the people in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam.

Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister's Relief fund for a smoother relief operations for Bihar floods victims. He has also urged his fans to help the victims. A cheque of Rs. 25 lakh was sent by 'Dangal' star through courier and was received at the office of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Lessons Mumbai didn’t learn

July 2005 deluge was followed by much planning, Tuesday shows city still cannot deal with heavy rain. Dozens of de-watering pumps for localised relief also suffered technical glitches, as conceded by the municipal commissioner.

Seemanchal flood leaves trail of destruction, victims say govt relief slow

A week on, water has receded in the flood-hit Seemanchal region of Bihar and parts of West Bengal, but what is left behind is only wreckage, telling the stories of death and destruction. Apart from human lives, livestock have been lost and crops destroyed.

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Bihar, UP floods: Villages submerged, death toll reaches 72

Bihar: Floods have wreaked havoc in Bihar with the death toll having gone up to 72. It has affected the lives of more than 73 lakh people spread over 14 districts across the state. More than 2.7 lakh people have been shifted to safer ground. Over one lakh people have been put up in relief camps.

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Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief fund for a smoother relief operation for Bihar floods victims. He has also urged his fans to help the victims. A cheque of Rs. 25 lakh was sent by ‘Dangal’ star through courier and was received at the office of Chief Minister Nitish […]

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