An orange alert has been issued for several regions of Bihar including Patna for October 3 and 4 by as heavy rainfall is expected . The relentless rains and deluge that took place last week have left parts of the state in a bad condition while the death toll touching 60.
Restoration works have been on in full-swing since Monday and government relief workers have been hard at work, trying to pump the water out of the localities. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in Patna, Vaishali and Khagaria districts again . The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has rescued more then ten thousand people from the state capital till today. Five teams were deployed in Patna’s Rajendra Nagar and Kankarbagh alone to aid people. The Indian Air Force have also been air dropping relief material to the flood-affected areas.
Earlier this week, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar waded through water-logged street supervising rescue and rehabilitation work. “All possible efforts are being made. People are urged to have patience. The worst affected localities like Rajendra Nagar and Kankar Bagh are in low-lying areas .
“It was after a long time that the city was lashed by a torrent of this size,” he had said to reporters .