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Report is ready: river linking in Bihar ?

    River linking: for better or worse? Patna: An ambitious project to mitigate flood damage in Bihar has taken a major step forward with a central agency finalising the detailed project report for linking four intra-state rivers which would help protect three districts from floods. The multi-purpose project, which envisages diversion of 492 cumecs of flood water from Burhi Gandak river to Baya/Ganga river, would also augment irrigation of over a lakh hectares of farmland. DPR, prepared by the National Water Development Agency (NWDA), is a crucial step in the process of interlinking... 

Heavy Rain and flood condition in Bihar: need to develop early warning system

Heavy Rain and flood condition in Bihar: need to develop early warning system By Dr. Pradhan Parth Sarthi   source: IMD”]The monsoon rainfall in last two days (24th -25th, Sept, 2011) in Bihar was due to presence of a low pressure system (which is generally associated with high wind speed, cloud and rain) over Bihar and adjoining areas of Utter Pradesh. This low pressure has reached Bihar through Bay of Bengal and Orissa on 23rd Sept, 2011. The low and medium clouds were associated with this low pressure system which resulted wide spread and heavy rainfall in the area of south of the Ganga... 

Flood situation grim in nine districts in Bihar: over 1000 villages swamped!

Flood situation grim in nine districts in Bihar: over 1000 villages swamped! Bihar: season of hardships! Patna: according to press reports, flood waters have inundated over 1,000 villages in Bihar forcing people to abandon their homes. These villages are all in flood-prone districts of Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, Araria, Purnia, Saharsa, Darbhanga, Madhepura and Bagaha, officials said. The worst affected district is Bhagalpur where two lakh people are affected by flood. According to the state disaster management department ‘Flood waters entered more than 700 villages of Aurai block in... 
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