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Saturday, July 2, 2011

BIHAR FLASH FLOODS: Nearly 100 villages flooded, rivers rising!
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Indo-Asian News Service, Updated: July 02, 2011 17:48 IST.

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.

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