Locals construct makeshift boat for survival

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Locals of Rajendra Nagar constructed a makeshift boat to travel through flooded streets on Saturday. Photo/ANI

Patna (Bihar): As Bihar continues to face water-logging difficulty in some locations, locals of Rajendra Nagar on Saturday constructed a makeshift boat to travel by way of flooded streets.

Couple of men and women had been noticed placing with each other the pieces of bamboo to travel by way of flooded streets and support some men and women who are stuck at their properties.

Lots of of them had been noticed wading by way of knee-deep waters to attain their respective locations.

A regional Priyaranjan Kumar mentioned, “Teams are not carrying out the rescue operation any longer so we attempting to support some men and women who are stuck. The water is pretty dirty and has seeped into our properties. We are facing a lot of challenges as there is no appropriate drinking water, meals.”

Whereas, the NDRF officials have been applying tractors for carrying out rescue operations.

“The teams are nonetheless right here. The water level has gone down by 1 ft in some locations. We are applying tractors for the rescue operation and will also support in carrying their luggage,” says an official of NDRF group.

To hold the vector-borne ailments at bay, Patna Municipal Corporation Officer has taken an initiative of fogging in waterlogged locations.

The officer, Saurav Kumar mentioned, “The chemical is becoming sprayed to make the water odourless and destroy insects. The fogging will reduce the probabilities of spreading of bacteria.”

Apart from Patna, low-lying locations like Kankarbagh, Rajendra Nagar, Gardani Bagh, Dak Bungalow and SK Puri have also0 submerged in water due to heavy rainfall.

According to the Indian Meteorological Division (IMD), Patna and it really is nearby locations are probably to obtain couple of spells of rainfall with thunderstorm and duststorm in subsequent week.

Just after incessant rainfall that resulted in floods in the state, the death count has risen to 73, with nine reported injured, according to the state officials.

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