As of today, the official death figure in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh floods have crossed a 100. This isn’t the only flooding episode in Bihar this year. Earlier, in July very heavy rains had lashed parts of North Bihar and led to immense casualties. And yet again floods came gushing Bihar, this time affecting some eminent cities like Patna and lashing residential areas like rivers.
Railway traffic, vehicular movement, healthcare services, schools, and power supply have been disrupted. Similar is the case of Varanasi.
Dramatic images of flood-affected people are emerging all over social media. The Twitterati has been taken over by #BiharFloods
A rickshaw puller on the streets of Patna has gripped all eyeballs in this heart-wrenching video which surfaced online.
This is one of the most heartbreaking videos.
A man cries as he is unable to pull his rickshaw any further in the #PatnaFloods. He doesn't want to leave it & go as it's probably his only source of income. Such is the poverty and helplessness ?
Yes, everything is fine in India. pic.twitter.com/KH9KslMi8S
— Srivatsa (@srivatsayb) September 29, 2019
Flood water was seen seeping into hospitals.
Seeing some very worrying pictures from #Patna , it's been raining incessantly for days now ! Thoughts and prayers with each person there . I spent 6 wonderful years in the city and I hope it recovers soon ! Pic is from a friend ! pic.twitter.com/zKgnuq4VHA
— Alok Pandey (@alok_pandey) September 29, 2019
The water level was so high that even big showrooms were seen flooding with rainwater in the city.
— Ankita Gautam (@ankeetagautam) September 29, 2019
Patna Railway Station looks a bit like this recently -
Entire #Patna Railway Station has been flooded. Water has also entered homes & hospitals. Prayers with those stuck in the floods. ?#BiharRains #BiharFlood #BIHARfloods #patnafloods #patnaflood #PatnaRains #india pic.twitter.com/BtpmabfBtP
— Annu Kaushik (@AnnuKaushik253) September 29, 2019
The situation in Varanasi is not much different.
— Ravi Chaturvedi (@Ravi4Bharat) September 19, 2019
— Darpan Singh (@darpans) August 27, 2016
Rains have downed havoc on the residents. With rains not coming to a halt, the situation is only worsening by every passing hour. As a relief, the rains might see a reduction by tomorrow which will result in aiding the rescue and relief operations.
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