Bihar district enforces prohibitory orders for flood-like situation
PREVIOUSLY AUTHORITIES HAD IMPOSED PROHIBITORY ORDERS IN SEVERAL DISTRICTS FOR SEVERE HEAT WAVES WHICH KILLED SCORES OF POEPLE
PATNA: Authorities in Bihar have enforced prohibitory orders under section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) following flood-like situation in a district.
The prohibitory order was enforced in East Champaran district by the local administration after the areas received heavy rainfall in the past two days, almost flooding the entire areas.
In view of the order, all the educational institutions in the district have been closed till tomorrow (July 13).
Authorities said a flood-like situation has been created in the whole district following heavy rains in the areas since yesterday. While all rivers are flowing in spate, farmlands and roads have got flooded.
Last month, the authorities had imposed prohibitory orders in several districts after severe heat waves killed scores of people.