Flooding in Nepal could leave thousands homeless

July 2, 2011NEPAL
July 4, 2011 – NEPAL- PATNA: Hundreds of thousands of people in Bihar are living in fear after heavy rains caused several rivers to swell and flood over 100 villages, officials said Monday. The Bagmati river breached its embankment in Muzaffarpur district, while the rising waters in the Gandak and Kosi rivers are also posing a serious threat. “Bagmati river breached its embankment near Basghatta village in Muzaffarpur, creating panic in dozens of villages as the flood waters entered their homes,” said a disaster management department official. All the inundated villages are in the flood-prone districts of Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, Purnia, Araria, Saharsa, Madhepura and Bagaha, officials said. Reports reaching here said road communication was snapped as water flooded many rural roads in the Katra block of Muzaffarpur. –Times of India
100 villages flooded: Patna- Hundreds of people in Bihar have been forced to abandon their homes as flood waters entered nearly 100 villages and rising levels of most rivers threatened to inundate many others, officials said on Saturday. All the inundated villages were in flood-prone districts of Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, Purnia, Araria, Saharsa, Madhepura and Bagaha, officials said. “Water entered these villages after levels rose in all the major rivers following heavy rains in the state and the catchment areas of Nepal,” a water resource department official said. According to the Central Water Commission, the water level in major rivers – Kosi, Mahananda, Gandak, Budhi Gandak, and Bagmati – has increased since Friday. –NDTV
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4 Responses to Flooding in Nepal could leave thousands homeless

  1. Tamara says:

    Those poor people… what will happen to them?


  2. Wonderful, keep it up thanks.


  3. monomontana says:

    And now Copenhagen (Denmark) flooding with lot of lightning……
    A short translation from a Danish newspaper, if you not understand?

    “Copenhagen and Sjaeland is hit by a violent cloudburst with major flooding.
    More than 5,000 lightning, according to DMI culled within a few hours, and the sewers have overflowed.
    DMI announced earlier in the day that would fall between 15 millimeters rain in Sealand and Bornholm in 30 minutes during evenings and at night.
    The highway flooded 
    Rain provides, among other big problems for traffic, says the Road Directorate.
    “We have problems primarily in central Copenhagen where manhole lids pops up,” said Majbrit Strojek, duty manager Road Directorate of Traffic Information.
    “We have flooding in Knippelsbro and Langebro and viaduct at Ryparken Station, where we are going to get blocked the motorway in both directions,” said Majbrit Strojek.
    “It’s pretty extreme, that we are outside the windows in central Copenhagen has 20 inches of water lying on the roadway,” she says.
    Majbrit Strojek recommends that motorists in Copenhagen will be indoors.


  4. Mette Themsen says:

    I feel with all people in despair around the earth at this time. Yesterday Copenhagen was completely flooded, Like never before, a lot of places were evacuated. I feel Like it’s closing in….


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