A view of the flooded Ganga river at Hajipur area in Muzaffarpur, Bihar on Friday. (Pramod Sharma/BCCL Patna)

A view of the flooded Ganga river at Hajipur space in Muzaffarpur, Bihar on Friday.

(Pramod Sharma/BCCL Patna)

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Assam keep threatened by floods as per knowledge from over 50 Central Water Fee (CWC) stations throughout these states, the CWC stated on Friday.

One station in Bihar is exhibiting excessive flood scenario, whereas 28 others—18 in Bihar, seven in Uttar Pradesh and one every in Assam, Jharkhand, and West Bengal—are dealing with a extreme flood scenario. Additional, 24 stations—12 are in Bihar, seven in Uttar Pradesh, and 5 in Assam—are experiencing above regular flood scenario, the CWC flood bulletin stated.

Influx forecast has been issued for 19 barrages and dams—seven of them in Karnataka, 4 in Jharkhand, three every in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, and one every in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.

In the meantime, the Ganga basin comprising giant elements of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal has been witnessing steady flooding as a result of mixed impact of river runoff from Yamuna and northern tributaries of Ganga, together with these coming from Nepal.

The primary Ganga is flowing in extreme flood conditions from Patna (Bihar) to Murshirabad (West Bengal). From Praygraj to Ballia (each Uttar Pradesh), it’s in falling to regular state, whereas from Patna and downstream, it’s flowing with rising pattern.

“Alert could also be saved in districts of Prayagraj, Varanasi, Ghazipur (UP), Buxar, Patna, Munger, and Bhagalpur (Bihar), Sahibganj (Jharkhand) and Malda, and Murshirabad (West Bengal). Passing peak influx will additional enhance the water stage of predominant Ganga stem in Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal in subsequent two to 3 days,” the bulletin stated.

Presently, Ganga, on the CWC website Hathidah in Patna district, is flowing above the excessive flood stage mark. The current water stage noticed on the website is 43.22 m and the anticipated water stage at 8 a.m. of Saturday is 43.29 m.

The center reaches of the Ganga in districts comparable to Badaun and Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh) are in above regular flood conditions. River Ghaghra in Barabanki, Ayodhya and Ballia (UP) and Siwan and Saran (Bihar) districts is flowing in above regular flood scenario.

Rivers Sone and Punpun are flowing in extreme flood scenario in Patna, and the Rapti is flowing in above regular scenario in Balarampur district (UP), it stated.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has forecasted heavy rainfall over the Rapti within the subsequent 24 hours, the discharge stated, and recommended alert could also be saved in Shravasti, Siddharth Nagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar and Gorakhpur (UP) districts.

Presently, the flood that originated within the tributaries of Yamuna final week is passing via Ganga, and it might take one other three to 5 days to move via utterly. In such a scenario, an extra runoff created resulting from intense rainfall within the catchments of north tributaries of Ganga might not stream into Ganga simply. The flooding scenario in districts comparable to Ballia and Praygraj (UP), and Saran, Bhagalpur, Katihar (Bihar) might get accentuated, the CWC stated.

In Bihar, river Kosi in Supaul, Khagaria, and Katihar districts, Bagmati in Sitamarhi, Muzzafarpur, and Darbhanga districts, Gandak in Kushinagar, Gopalganj, Muzaffarpur, and Vaishali districts, Adhwara in Darbhanga, Kamla and Kamlabalan in Madhubani district, Burhi Gandak in Samastipur and Khagaria districts, Parman in Araria, Mahananda in Kishanganj and Purnia districts are flowing in above regular flood conditions.

The hydrological scenario within the Yamuna basin has returned to regular besides the tail-end areas. The primary Yamuna at district Praygraj is flowing in extreme flood scenario with lowering pattern.

Panchana (Karauli district) and Ranapratap Sagar (Chittorgarh district) dams of Rajasthan are having excessive storages, therefore releases from these dams could also be carried out as per SOP by informing downstream districts of decrease riparian states, the CWC suggested the dam operators.

The IMD has predicted very heavy rains within the catchment of Brahmaputra, Barak and its tributaries and therefore, Assam, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh & Meghalaya have been placed on alert for the subsequent two to 3 days.

In Assam, the Jia Bharali in Sonitpur district is flowing in extreme flood scenario, and Beki in Barpeta district, Gurang in Kohrajhar district, Sankosh in Dhubri district, river Brahmaputra in Dibrugarh and Jorhat districts are flowing in above regular flood scenario, the CWC bulletin added.


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