Damodar River

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The Damodar River is a river in India. It flows through the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. The river is nicknamed "the Sorrow of Bengal" because of the floods in the plains of West Bengal.

Tributaries[change | change source]

The Damodar River has many tributaries. They are:

Sorrow of Bengal[change | change source]

Chota Nagpur Plateau receives an annual rainfall of around 1,400 millimetres (55 inches). The volume of this monsoon rain produces the floods of the Damodar River. Many of the floods of the Damodar River is recorded in the years of 1700, 1855, 1866, 1926, 1935 and 1943.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Origin of Damodar River, Indian River". www.indianetzone.com.