Rains take toll on lives and livelihood in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, no respite in sight  

September 29, 2019 4:30 PM |

Bihar Floods

As the date of Monsoon departure comes near, rains have caught an altogether different tangent in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Its raining cats and dogs over the region since the last few days. Flooding rains have brought life to a standstill over the region. Rains have took a toll over life and livelihood in the region.

Several lives have been lost in both Uttar Pradesh and Bihar till now. A of the recent figures, at least 73 people have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh alone. The death toll in Bihar remains close to 20.

The waterlogging is so severe that waters have seeped into houses and shops. People are being seen floating in boats over local roads. In Bihar, heavy rains in several parts of the state has badly hit rail traffic and healthcare facilities. A red alert was sounded in almost 13 districts of Bihar as no respite from rains was in sight.

Several trains have been affected in the region. Due to continuing heavy rains, train services were temporarily suspended on the Samastipur-Darbhanga and Gaya-Koderma routes. Some trains from the Ara-Sasaram-Pandit Deendayal Upadhayay junction were also cancelled following water logging on the tracks.

Schools and all other educational institutes have been shut in multiple cities. Schools in Lucknow, Amethi and Hardoi remained shut on Friday and Saturday due to heavy rainfall. Moreover, schools in Patna will remain closed until October 2.

Already NDRF teams and other disaster management teams have been deployed in the states for restoring the situation back to normal. However, the ongoing rains are not paving a window for the rescue operations, rather worsening the situation.

Skymet has forecast heavy rainfall in both the states till September 30.

Image Credits – News18.com

Any information taken from here should be credited to Skymet Weather






For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories




Weather on Twitter
As per weathermen we expect light rains at few places over #Assam and #ArunachalPradesh. There might be a marginal… t.co/8Se8g2vMsN
Wednesday, November 20 16:45Reply
राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र दिल्ली में आज यानि 20 नवम्बर को लगातार चौथे दिन न्यूनतम तापमान में गिरावट देखी गई है। इस… t.co/fQ2YwzoXns
Wednesday, November 20 16:33Reply
.@AirAsiaIndian would provide pollution resistant masks to its passengers flying to #Delhi from #Bengaluru,… t.co/NMcwDEzkX9
Wednesday, November 20 16:11Reply
#Hindi: उत्तर भारत में मौसम करवट लेने वाला है। जम्मू कश्मीर सहित लद्दाख, हिमाचल प्रदेश और उत्तराखंड में अगले दो-तीन… t.co/dOX6D0qB2g
Wednesday, November 20 16:09Reply
In view of continuously deteriorating #airquality, AirAsia India has started a campaign to provide pollution resist… t.co/EcD5KcM7ds
Wednesday, November 20 15:59Reply
हल्की हवाएं दिल्ली के वातावरण को और खतरनाक स्थिती की तरफ ले जाएँगी | 23-24 नवंबर से उत्तर पश्चिम दिशा से चलने वाली… t.co/4VFXUO3lAR
Wednesday, November 20 15:46Reply
Typhoon Kalmaegi made a landfall over Luzon, weakening into a Tropical thereafter. t.co/wVBVOcPBU4
Wednesday, November 20 15:34Reply
#JammuandKashmir: Rain and snow with hail storm likely over Anantnag, Badgam, Bandipore, Baramula, Doda, Ganderbal,… t.co/9E1cFIa9n8
Wednesday, November 20 15:29Reply
#Hindi: उत्तर भारत के पर्वतीय राज्यों पर फिर से गिरने वाली है बर्फ। कश्मीर से लेकर लद्दाख, हिमाचल और उत्तराखंड तक… t.co/wOKWBxu0Kk
Wednesday, November 20 15:19Reply
The #weather of Vidarbha has become cold due to continuously dropping temperatures. So much so that, minimums in… t.co/6lLOEcy6rT
Wednesday, November 20 15:10Reply

latest news

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try