PATNA: Incessant heavy rain in the Nepal catchment areas of the five rivers of north Bihar over the last two days and also in the northern plains of the state have caused flood in seven districts o

PATNA: With 51 fresh deaths in seven of the 20 affected districts in the last 24 hours, the flood toll in the state rose to 253 on Sunday.

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has sought the help of Army and every possible assistance from the Centre as the flood situation in Kishanganj, Araria, Purnia and Katihar districts worsene

FORBESGANJ: Encephalitis has so far claimed three lives at Rahriya-Kosi tola of mahadalits in Simaraha police station area under Forbesganj subdivision in Araria district, triggering widespread con

Patna : The Bihar government on Wednesday declared drought in 33 of the 38 districts as the state has received 668.6 mm rainfall as against the annual average at 892.2 mm — a deficit of 28 per cent

Flood waters entered over 100 villages in Bihar in the past 24 hours, forcing people to abandon their homes, as many rivers in the state rose and posed a threat to other villages too, officials sai

Shoumojit Banerjee

A sudden, violent tropical storm mauled east Bihar late on Tuesday night, killing 77 people, besides rendering thousands homeless.

A Freak storm preceded by hurricane-force winds killed nearly a hundred people in four blocks of North Dinajpur district in West Bengal and Araria, Purnea and Kishanganj districts of Bihar around midnight on Tuesday. While 31 people were killed and more than 50 injured in West Bengal, the toll was around 65 in Bihar.

Thousands of people affected by swirling river waters in Uttar Pradesh and Assam also

Inundated: People wading through water-logged streets in Patna after heavy rain lashed the city.

Patna: The flood situation in seven northern districts of Bihar further worsened on Monday with swollen river waters inundating fresh areas, even as the death toll mounted to 14.