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Over 60 Villages Inundated In UP’s Bahraich District After Nepal Releases Water Into Rivers


Over 60 villages in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district had been flooded after Nepal launched water from its three barrages into rivers on August 2, affecting over 1.50 lakh folk and unfavorable 171 properties.

A couple of Nationwide Trouble Response Force teams, almost 48 medical teams and veterinary teams had been deployed for relief and rescue work.

“Following the launch of lakhs of cusec of water by Nepal, at the least 61 villages in the district had been inundated. The administration is offering relief to the affected folk,” Extra District Magistrate Jai Chandra Pandey mentioned.

As a minimum 61 villages located in Kaisarganj, Mahsi and Mihipurva tehsils, dwelling to 1.50 lakh folk had been affected on account of the deluge.

“The condition is terribly unsuitable in seven villages. As many as 131 kutcha properties had been damaged. Twenty-three flood posts had been made. Moreover this, one motorboat, 179 boats, one platoon of flood PAC and NDRF possess moreover been pressed into provider,” Pandey mentioned.

Clinical facilities, vaccination of animals, tarpaulin sheets and meals packets are being disbursed, he added.

“About 3.15 lakh cusec water turned into once launched into rivers from Sharda, Girijapuri and Saryu barrages. The stages of rivers at these locations had been below the threat be conscious, but Ghagara turned into once flowing 108 centimetres above the threat be conscious at Elgin bridge. Alongside with the barrages, the embankments are moreover being repeatedly monitored,” Govt Engineer (Flood) Shobit Kushwaha mentioned.

Also Read: Bihar Floods: Almost 15 Lakh Affected In 11 Districts, NDRF Teams Rescue Over 1.36 Lakh Of us

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