Unusual torrential rainfall in catchment areas in Nepal and subsequent massive discharge of water in rivers led to flash floods in Bihar where 33 people have lost their lives in the past few days.
So far, 199 relief camps have been set up where 1.16 lakh people are taking shelter, the chief minister said.
Overflowing rivers have breached banks at many places, flooding localities and displacing thousands of people
The reason for a weak disaster management system in the state is attributed to the less vulnerability of cyclones or earthquakes.
Torrential rains triggered the floods at around 6 p.m. in several villages in Jayapura district on Saturday.
Researchers collected data from a set of 70 cars outfitted with sensors embedded in windshield wipers and dashboard cameras.
No deaths or disappearances have been reported so far, disaster management officials said.
Torrential rains have swept across the region, with Jordan hit the worst and at least 13 people have died in flash floods in the kingdom.
The study, published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, analysed the data to detect phenomena such as "atmospheric tides," which are similar to ocean tides.
37 middle school students, seven teachers and other visitors were at the hot springs near the Dead Sea on Thursday afternoon, some eating lunch, when they were taken by surprise by the flooding.
The flash floods have brought to the fore the failure of the administration in anticipating the aftermath of the cyclone as severe floods hit major parts of South Odisha on Friday.
OPCC President Niranjan Patnaik further said the State Government ignored IMD forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall without taking any preemptive measures.
At least 12 people died in flash floods in the states of Michoacan and Sinaloa and another eight are missing.