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With floods claiming 34 more lives Bihar in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the state rose to 153 on Friday, officials said. Yesterday, NDRF teams rescued 623 persons from various flood affected areas of Malda, North & South Dinajpur districts.
NDRF teams are on war footing to combat the flood fury by leading from the front in worst flood affected areas of Supaul, Kishanganj, Motihari, Bettiah, Purnea, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Madhubani, Araria, Gopalganj, Katihar, Sitamari, Saran and Khagaria. The state government has set up 1,336 relief camps in flood-hit districts, and 4.23 lakh people have taken shelter there. And a disappointing news from the weather office states that heavy thundershowers will continue today in parts of Purnea, Gaya, Bhagalpur, and Patna.
The Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Yadav surveyed the floods affected locations and directed officials and ordered for intensive air dropping of food items in Palasi, Sikti, Kursakanta and Jokihaat in Araria and the sugauli area in east Champaran, an official statement said.
The official said there was little chance of respite.
Dry weather conditions prevailed in most parts of Himachal Pradesh, too, as the monsoon weakened.
According to the reports coming in, 30 deaths have been reported from Araria alone. Seven Army teams with 2,228 personnel are assisting relief and rescue operation with the help of 280 boats, a state Disaster Management Department release said.
"Telecommunication network in the entire section is badly affected also", he said.
Around 1,151 panchayats falling under the 14 districts have been impacted by the floods.
Eight more people were killed in floods in the eastern states of West Bengal and Meghalaya.
While the Dhansiri is flowing above danger level at Numaligarh in Golaghat, the Jia Bharali river is above the red mark at NT Road crossing in Sonitpur.
Army and personnel of National Disaster Management Force have been carrying on relief and rescue operations for the vast number of marooned people. The forces ended up rescuing over 11,400 people from flood-affected regions.
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Rainfall remains in the forecast for the coming days, slowing recovery efforts and bringing the threat of further mudslides. Approximately 400 people had been confirmed killed and 600 more remained missing from the disaster early Monday.
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