Floods in Bihar due to torrential rains in the neighbouring nation of Nepal have ravaged the state resulting in much chaos than expected. In fact, as per media reports, at least 2 lakh people have been affected so far.
Levels of several rivers including Koshi, Ganga, Mahananda, Gandak and Kankai in Bihar have been on the rise with many breaching banks in a lot of areas. In fact, out of the 38 districts in North Bihar 13 have been affected by floods including West and East Champaran, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Saharsa, Darbhanga, Araria, Kishanganj, Supaul, Purnea, Khagaria, Katihar, and Muzaffarpur.
Besides deployment of the Indian Air Force's helicopters for carrying out relief-and-rescue operations, Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar had also demanded an additional deployment of 10 companies of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Bihar.