Torrential rainfall in the catchment areas over a period of a few days in July had flooded more than a dozen districts of north Bihar leading to loss of more than 100 lives, the sources said.
Amrit said four villages close to a dam in Piprasi block of West Champaran district were being evacuated as a precautionary measure.
The chief minister underscored the need for taking preventive measures in districts situated along the river Ganga which has witnessed a rise in water levels over the past few weeks.
Meanwhile, the NDRF said 18 of its teams have been pressed into service in districts which have received heavy rainfall.
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