The Lakhandei River is a river in southern Nepal and in the state of Bihar in India. It is a main tributary of the Bagmati River.[1]

Lakhandei
Location
CountryIndia, Nepal
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationSivalik Hills, Nepal
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Bagmati River at Katra Muzaffarpur district

In Nepal, the river basin lies in the Sarlahi District, and the river originates in the Sivalik Hills.[2] The river enters India in the Sitamarhi district of Bihar, and flows through the town of Sitamarhi. It then enters the Muzaffarpur district, and joins the Bagmati at Katra (within the Muzaffarpur district).[3][4]

The Lankhandei is known for flooding.[1][5]

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  1. ^ a b http://nidm.gov.in/idmc/Proceedings/Flood/B2-%2023.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 July 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/dec102003/1596.pdf
  4. ^ http://home.iitk.ac.in/~rsinha/PDF%27s/2004_anabranching_GEOMOR.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.indianexpress.com/news/flood-situation-worsens-in-bihar-as-another-river-breaches/497395/