Rivers in spate in Bihar, Kosi, Bagmati, Gandak above danger mark

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Fluctuations are being observed in the water level of major rivers of Bihar. The water level of Kosi near Veerpur Barrage has decreased on Wednesday. Despite this, the rivers of the state are in spate and are above the danger mark at many places. With the increase in the water level of the rivers, flood water has entered the low-lying areas of Darbhanga, Madhubani, Gopalganj, West Champaran, Saran, while the threat of flood has started looming in many areas. According to the information received from the Water Resources Department, fluctuations are being observed in the water level of major rivers of the state.

However, many rivers have crossed the danger mark at various places. According to the department, the discharge of Kosi river at Veerpur Barrage was 2,23,805 cusecs at 10 am on Wednesday. Whereas, 2,03,410 cusecs was recorded at 2 pm. On Tuesday, the discharge of Kosi was 1,83,870 cusecs at 2 pm. Similarly, the discharge of Gandak at Valmikinagar Barrage was 1,63,800 cusecs at 10 am on Wednesday, which increased to 1,66,600 cusecs at 2 pm.

The water level is rising in other rivers as well. Gandak, Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan, Bhuthi Balan and Mahananda are flowing above the red mark at many places. Kamla Balan river is flowing above the danger mark near Jaynagar and Jhanjharpur railway bridge. Whereas, Bagmati is above the danger mark at Benibad. Mahananda river has crossed the red mark near Dhengra Ghat. Kosi is above the danger mark at Baltara and Gandak at Dumriya Ghat.

Due to the increasing water level of the rivers, there is a danger of flood in many areas. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has predicted normal to moderate rainfall in the catchment areas of Kosi, Mahananda, Bagmati and Gandak rivers, light to normal rainfall in the catchment areas of Son and light rainfall in the catchment areas of Punpun, Kanhar and Upper Son rivers within the next 24 hours.

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