New Delhi, June 28: The already rain-battered areas of north Bihar are more likely to witness elevated flood on account of heavy rainfall within the catchment of transboundary rivers in Nepal, officers mentioned on Tuesday.

The Central Water Fee (CWC) has issued an orange alert for north Bihar areas. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) information confirmed that there was a really heavy rainfall over Bihar and sub Himalayan West Bengal over the past 24 hours ending at 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday. Assam Floods: Man Braves Flood Waters To Greet CM Himanta Biswa Sarma With a ‘Gamusa’ (Watch Video)

“Heavy rainfall reported within the catchment of Kosi and Bagmati in Nepal territory. Water stage in these transboundary rivers could rise in North Bihar,” mentioned a CWC official.

The IMD has additionally forecast extraordinarily heavy rainfall seemingly over Bihar on Wednesday and over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim today itself.

Officers mentioned there was a reasonable danger over some watersheds and neighborhoods of Uttarakhand, north Bihar and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim within the subsequent 24 hours.

“Floor runoff / inundation could happen at some totally saturated soils and low-lying areas on account of anticipated rainfall prevalence within the subsequent 24 hours,” one other official mentioned.

As per the CWC, river Kosi at Basua in Supaul district of Bihar continued to movement in extreme situation this morning at a stage of 48.69 m with regular (0.0 mm/hour) development. That is 0.94 m above its hazard stage of 47.75 m and 0.55 m, however under its earlier excessive flood stage of (HFL) of 49.24 recorded on August 13, 2017.

In the identical district, the Kosi river at Birpur continued to movement at extreme state of affairs within the morning at a stage of 75.3 m with regular (0.0 mm/hour) development, which is 0.60 m above its hazard stage of 74.7 m and 0.72 m and under its earlier HFL of 76.02 m on July 13, 2019.

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