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Over 60 villages flooded in UP’s Bahraich district after Nepal releases water into rivers


Bahraich: Over 60 villages in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district had been inundated following the birth of water by Nepal from its three barrages into rivers, a district administration legit said on Sunday.

The beginning of water has affected over 1.50 lakh folk and broken 171 houses, he said, in conjunction with National Danger Response Power personnel had been deployed within the order to rescue folk.

“Following the birth of lakhs of cusec of water by Nepal, no longer lower than 61 villages within the district had been inundated. The administration is offering relief to the affected folk,” Additional District Magistrate Jai Chandra Pandey said.

He added that 61 villages situated in Kaisarganj, Mahsi and Mihipurva tehsils with a inhabitants of over 1.50 lakh had been affected.

“The condition is amazingly sinful in seven villages. As many as 131 kutcha houses had been broken. Twenty-three flood posts had been made. Moreover this, one motorboat, 179 boats, one platoon of flood PAC and NDRF possess furthermore been pressed into carrier,” Pandey said.

NDRF team on recce of flood-affected areas in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. Twitter@11Ndrf

He furthermore said 48 scientific groups along with veterinary groups possess furthermore been deployed for relief work.

Clinical companies and products, vaccination of animals, tarpaulin sheets and meals packets are being dispensed, he added.

“About 3.15 lakh cusec water became released into rivers from Sharda, Girijapuri and Saryu barrages. The phases of rivers at these areas had been under the anxiousness imprint, nonetheless Ghagara became flowing 108 centimetres above the anxiousness imprint at Elgin bridge. Along with the barrages, the embankments are furthermore being consistently monitored,” said Executive Engineer (Flood) Shobit Kushwaha.

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