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Flood and after: Water recedes, worries mount
Increasing epidemic scare, loss of livelihood and no place to defecate. There seems no end to the miseries of the flood affected in Assam and Bihar even when the water recedes.
Posted on 12 Sep, 2017 12:39 PM

In August this year, the states of Bihar and Assam witnessed the worst flooding in a long time. The water level is slowly receding now but it is not giving much respite to people as the aftermath of the devastating floods has brought upon miseries of its own. 

A boy stands in front of houses destroyed by flood in Karimganj district, Assam.
Heavy downpour halts lives
As floods ravage the eastern and northeastern parts of the country, lives and properties are lost. Here's a video that shows the extent of devastation in Bihar.
Posted on 23 Aug, 2017 04:00 PM

The eastern and the northeastern parts of the country including states like Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal are witnessing heavy downpour and floods for the last few weeks. The rain is wreaking havoc with rivers breaching embankments and flooding roads and destroying houses and bridges.

A man wades through knee-deep water with his belongings. (Source: 101Reporters)
Floods ravage Bihar, Northeast
As rain continues unabated in the eastern and northeastern parts of the country, river embankments get breached displacing lakhs of people.
Posted on 18 Aug, 2017 10:30 AM

Torrential downpour in the eastern part of the country over the past week has resulted in many rivers flowing above the danger level and causing flood along their course. While the flood situation in Assam is said to be the worst in 13 years, its neighbouring states, Arunachal Pradesh and Bihar are also submerged.

Parts of Gopalganj district in Bihar remain submerged. (Photo by Manoj Pandey)