Patna Floods: Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi Rescued by NDRF

State disaster management department has said that 25 people have so far lost their lives across the state.

Updated30 Sep 2019, 11:01 AM IST
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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi was rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from his Patna residence on Monday, 30 September, amid incessant rains that have brought the state's capital to near standstill.

In a video tweeted by news agency ANI, Modi and his family can be seen getting rescued from his residence in the Rajendranagar locality of Patna.

News agency PTI quoted state disaster management department to report that 25 people have so far lost their lives across the state, due to floods, adding that unconfirmed reports put the death toll at more than 30.

On Sunday, NDRF teams carried out evacuation operation in low lying parts of Patna and evacuated 235 people to safer places, according to ANI.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Patna will receive more rainfall in the coming days which will be accompanied by thunderstorms.

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Published: 30 Sep 2019, 10:53 AM IST
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