Bihar: Flooding causes damage to sugarcane crop in Gopalganj

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Gopalganj, Bihar: Sugarcane farmers in Gopalganj have suffered huge losses this year due to floods in the Gandak river.

According to the news report published in Livehindustan.com, the flood has increased farmers’ worry and it is expected that crops in a large area will be damaged due to the flood. Apart from this, it is also likely to affect the operation of sugar mills in the region.

The Central Water Commission (CWC) had earlier issued an orange bulletin for Bihar, predicting a flood situation in parts of the state.

According to the CWC advisory on June 16, River Gandak at Dumariaghat in Gopalganj district of Bihar was flowing at a level of 62.4 m with a rising trend which is 0.18 m above its danger level of 62.22 m and 1.96 m below its previous HFL of 64.36 m (2020-07-24).

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