Patna: In a shocking incident, the Nalanda Medical College Hospital (NMCH) was
flooded with rainwater. It is reportedly considered as the second-largest hospital
Patients were seen lying on the bed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) while the room
is inundated with rainwater. Meanwhile, fish were also spotted swimming in water
inside the ICU.
Speaking to news agency ANI, a health department official said, “The process for
throwing water out of the place is underway. Pumping plant is working ontinuously.”
On a related note, water-logging was also reported outside the residence of Bihar
Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, following heavy rainfall in Patna.
Heavy downpour in the city has halted the normal life since Friday, as water-
logging and traffic snarls were seen in several parts of the state capital.
As per reports, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin issued on
Saturday warned heavy to very heavy rainfall in few places in Bihar till August 1.