Flood Situation in Bihar improving now

Flood situation in Bihar has improved in past 2 days after the major rivers receding to their course of flow.The water level of Ganges receded though the river continued to flow 44 cm and 36 cm above the danger mark at Gandhi Ghat (Patna) and Hathidah, respectively. The Sone river also maintained receding trend but is is still flowing 44 cm above the danger mark at Maner in Patna district.
Over 2 lakh people have been affected by this season of Flood causing loss of property to the tune of crores.

Rohtas has been the worst-hit district because of floods where several villages under Nauhatta, Rohtas, Tilathu, Dehri And Akodhi Gola blocks were inundated due to flood following discharge of 2.22 lakh cusec water from Indrapuri Barrage at Tilauthu in river Sone. Aurangabad and Saran have also been deeply affected by it.

Rivers like Burhi Gandak, Gandak, Kosi and Bagmati are however flowing below the danger mark along their course in Bihar.