Patna: The deaths due to devastating floods in Bihar has risen to 78 on Thursday even as the authorities claimed that the situation was improving slowly.
According to reports, at least 78 people have lost their lives in floods and rain-related incidents across the ten districts of the Bihar.
The recent floods here have adversely affected the normal life in as many as 12 districts of Bihar with Sitamarhi being the most hit by the incessant rains.
At least 26 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) along with other state government agencies are currently engaged in the relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit parts of Bihar.
A total of 796 people and 125 motorboats have been involved in the relief and rescue operations being carried out in Bihar.