Despite excellent information from across the border from Nepal, and much preparation Bihar remains flood prone, with problems of communication with officers in the field and an embankment approach to flood management. After learning from repeated mistakes and negligence, the Indian state of Bihar is prepared to fight floods and flash floods this monsoon — at least on paper. Different government agencies claim that they have completed preparations for floods, an annual curse for millions. A year after devastating floods that claimed the lives of people and thousands of livestock in 21 districts, affecting nearly 17 million people, Bihar does not want a repeat.
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The excess of water in an area which is not used to having so much water or is relatively dry is called flood. Floods cause havoc in many regions of India every year during the monsoon season. However, not much is done to prevent these floods which lead to vast destruction in both rural and urban areas. That is why the students should understand what floods are all about, how are they caused and what can be done in order to minimise the damage caused due to floods. Taking this into account we have come up with long essays for children to help them understand this otherwise natural disaster.
Floods in Bihar
It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges , which flows from west to east. On 15 November , southern Bihar was ceded to form the new state of Jharkhand. In ancient and classical India, the area that is now Bihar was considered a centre of power, learning, and culture. Since the late s, Bihar has lagged far behind other Indian states in terms of social and economic development.
According to recent reports, extreme weather killed more than people in India in , with heavy rains and floods alone claiming victims. In the period from July to August , multiple states across the country experienced episodes of severe flooding and inundation. The floods had major short- as well as long-term impacts on the lives of people residing in the affected areas. In this list, The Weather Channel takes a look at five of the biggest floods that hit India in While most floods are typically caused by heavy rainfall in that particular region, the floods in Bihar preceded monsoon rains in the state.