Thunderstorm and rain created havoc in Bihar, 33 people died due to thunderstorm, heavy devastation due to falling trees and poles

Thunderstorm and rain created havoc in Bihar, 33 people died due to thunderstorm, heavy devastation due to falling trees and poles

In Bihar, the storm has put people in fear. 33 people have died in 16 districts due to rain and storm for a few hours. All these people have died due to lightning. The Chief Minister is deeply saddened by the death of 33 people in 16 districts of Bihar due to thunderstorm and lightning. He expressed his deepest condolences to the affected families on Friday. The Chief Minister has said that he is with the affected families in this hour of disaster. Along with this, he has directed to give an ex-gratia grant of Rs.4 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased immediately.

heavy damage due to thunderstorm

Seven in Bhagalpur, six in Muzaffarpur, three in Saran, three in Lakhisarai, two in Munger, two in Samastipur, one in Jehanabad, one in Khagaria, one in Nalanda, one in Purnia, one in Banka, Begusarai due to thunder and lightning. One person has died in Araria, one in Jamui, one in Katihar and one in Darbhanga. The Chief Minister has also directed to make an assessment of the house damage and crop damage caused by storms and thunderstorms. He has said that after assessing the home damage, disaster management department and crop damage assessment by the agriculture department should be made available to the affected families at the earliest. The Chief Minister has instructed the officials that if the traffic has been disrupted due to the falling of trees due to the storm, then get it started immediately. Along with this, all the people have been appealed to take full vigilance in bad weather.

CM gave instructions

  • CM gave instructions to give ex-gratia grant of four lakh rupees to the dependents of the deceased immediately.

  • Instructions to provide assistance to the affected families as soon as possible after assessing the house damage and crop damage due to storm and thunderstorm.

PM expressed grief

According to the information, the Bhagalpur area of ​​Bihar was the most affected by this storm. Trees have fallen at places in these areas and power was disrupted for several hours. Here, PM Narendra Modi has also expressed grief over this incident. He said that the state administration is busy in the rescue work without seeing the time. It has been written in the tweet that in many districts of Bihar, the death of many people in the incidents of thunderstorms, rain and lightning is deeply saddened. May God give strength to the bereaved families to bear this immense loss.

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Heavy rain warning in Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Darbhanga, and the possibility of a thunderstorm in 18 districts today

Heavy rain warning in Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Darbhanga, and the possibility of a thunderstorm in 18 districts today

There is a possibility of rain in all the districts of Bihar today. Moderate to heavy rainfall may occur in some districts. Today there is a warning of heavy rain in four districts of North Bihar, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Darbhanga. Also, there is a possibility of thunderstorms in 18 districts. An appeal has been made to the people of these districts to be careful regarding this. On Sunday, only seven districts of Bihar received rain.

The 18 districts of North Bihar and South Bihar where thunderstorms and moderate rainfall are likely are East Champaran, West Champaran, Gopalganj, Siwan, Saran, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali, Samastipur, Buxar, Bhabua, Rohtas, Aurangabad, and Arwal are included. There is a possibility of thunderstorms with rain in all the areas of these districts.

On the other hand, light or moderate rainfall may occur at most places of Supaul, Araria, Kishanganj, Purnia, Katihar, Madhepura, and Saharsa in Northeast Bihar. Light rain and lightning are likely to occur at one or two places in 13 districts of south-central and southeast Bihar. These districts include Patna, Gaya, Jehanabad, Nalanda, Sheikhpura, Nawada, Begusarai, Lakhisarai, Bhagalpur, Munger, Banka, Jamui and Khagaria.

Most rain in Kishanganj

On Sunday, Kishanganj received the highest rainfall of 14.4 mm. Light rain has occurred at one or two places of Purnia, Katihar, Araria, Nalanda, Sheikhpura, and Begusarai. The highest temperature on Sunday was 37.8 degrees Celsius in Buxar. Aurangabad was in second place where the temperature was recorded at 37.7 degrees. The average temperature in all the districts including Patna, and Gaya was between 34 and 37 degrees. The lowest temperature was recorded in Saharsa at 32.5 degrees Celsius.

people will get relief from the heat

According to the Meteorological Center Patna, the flow of east and southeast wind remains up to 1.5 km above the surface in the whole of Bihar. Its speed is about eight to 10 kilometers per hour. Simultaneously, an East-West trough is passing from the cyclonic circulation area formed over North-West Rajasthan to the Bay of Central West Bengal at 1.5 km above sea level through East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and South Odisha. With the rains, people will get relief from the heat.

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