Bihar Floods, August 2008

Date: 18 August, 2008

Category: Riverine Flooding

The 2008 Bihar floods were one of the most disastrous floods in the eastern Indian state's history. The Kosi embankment near the Indo-Nepal border broke causing the river to change course, flooding the surrounding areas. The flood affected over 2.3 million people in the northern part of Bihar.

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