PATNA: The flood situation in Bihar remained grim in Bihar the place over 83.62 lakh people throughout 16 districts had been affected on Sunday, whereas no new areas had been hit by the calamity up to now 24 hours, the Disaster Management Department mentioned.

The division’s bulletin reported the identical figures it had achieved on Saturday, saying that altogether 83,62,451 people had been reeling below the affect of the deluge in 1,333 panchayats of 130 blocks.

Flood-related deaths additionally remained unchanged at 27.

The highest 11 casualties had been registered in Darbhanga district, adopted by six in Muzaffarpur, 4 in West Champaran and two every in Saran, Siwan and Khagaria.

However, the variety of people being served cooked meals has come all the way down to 1.78 lakh on Sunday from 2.09 lakh the day before today.

The variety of group kitchens additionally decreased by 50 since Saturday to achieve 219, the bulletin mentioned.

It mentioned that about 5.50 lakh people have been evacuated to this point by 26 groups of National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force.

Meanwhile, the Ganga continued to movement above the hazard mark at three locations within the state — Gandhi ghat and Hathidah in Patna and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, the Water Resources Department mentioned.

The river is flowing 26 cm above the hazard degree at Gandhi Ghat, over 34 cm above it at Hathidah and greater than 36 cm above the crimson mark at Kahalgaon, the division mentioned.

The water degree of the Ganga is witnessing a rising development in Buxar, Digha, Gandhi ghat, Hathidah and Kahalgaon whereas it has remained regular at Munger and Bhagalpur.

Major rivers that are flowing above the hazard degree at a number of locations within the state embrace the Bagmati, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra and the Khiroi.

The 16-flood affected districts are Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, West Champaran, East Champaran, Khagaria, Saran, Samastipur, Siwan, Madhubani, Madhepura and Saharsa.