The flood state of affairs in Bihar worsened on Sunday as water from overflowing rivers inundated contemporary areas, whereas a complete of 53.67 lakh folks throughout 14 districts had been affected, the Disaster Management Department mentioned in Patna.
No contemporary casualty was reported and the quantity of people that died in flood-related incidents stood at 13.
The variety of folks affected by the deluge has gone up by 4.62 lakh since Saturday, although that of the district remained at 14, the division mentioned in a bulletin.
The variety of panchayats hit by the calamity, nevertheless, rose to 1,059 from 1,043 on the day prior to this.
It mentioned that an embankment of Tirhut canal breached within the early hours of Sunday inundating at the least a dozen villages in Muraul block of Muzaffarpur district. Two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) groups have been deployed on the website.
With 16.89 lakh flood-affected folks, Muzaffarpur is the worst-hit district, adopted by 12.40 lakh folks in Darbhanga and eight.09 lakh in East Champaran.
More than half of the affected populace dwell in Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga districts.
Of the 13 deaths in flood-related incidents, Darbhanga registered the best seven casualties, adopted by 4 in West Champaran and two in Muzaffarpur.
A complete of 20 groups of the NDRF and 11 of the SDRF are concerned within the rescue operations and so they have evacuated 4.03 lakh folks from the affected areas to this point, the bulletin mentioned.
It mentioned that 26,734 persons are staying in 19 aid camps whereas practically 9.29 lakh folks had been being fed at 1,385 group kitchens within the affected districts.
Rivers reminiscent of Baghmati, Burhi Gandak, Kamlabalan, Adhwara, Khiroi, Mahananda and Ghaghra are flowing above the hazard degree at varied locations.
The Met Department has forecast mild rain within the catchment areas of all rivers flowing within the state on Monday.
The 14-flood affected districts are Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, West Champaran, East Champaran, Khagaria, Saran, Samastipur, Siwan and Madhubani.