15 killed in Bihar lightning strike, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered to pay Rs 4 lakh

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Twenty-five people were killed in lightning strikes in six districts of Bihar on Tuesday. CM Nitish Kumar expressed deep grief and said that he is with the affected families at this moment of disaster. The CM has instructed the officials to give four ex-gratia grants to the relatives of the deceased.

Three people were killed in Gopalganj, Bhojpur and Rohtas and two in Saran, Kaimur and Vaishali. The Chief Minister called upon the people to remain vigilant in bad weather. Everyone should follow the advice given by the Disaster Management Department from time to time to prevent thunderstorms in case of catastrophic weather. Stay indoors in bad weather and stay safe.

Twenty-five people were killed in lightning strikes in six districts of Bihar on Tuesday. CM Nitish Kumar expressed deep grief and said that he is with the affected families at this moment of disaster. The CM has instructed the officials to give four ex-gratia grants to the relatives of the deceased.

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Three people were killed in Gopalganj, Bhojpur and Rohtas and two in Saran, Kaimur and Vaishali. The Chief Minister called upon the people to remain vigilant in bad weather. Every one should follow the advice given by the Disaster Management Department from time to time to prevent thunderstorms in case of catastrophic weather. Stay indoors in bad weather and stay safe.

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Earlier on Monday, one or two places in the northeast of the state received heavy rains in the last 24 hours. The weather has changed since late at night. There was a torrential downpour in the midst of the thunder, which affected life.

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Purnia received maximum rainfall of 100 mm across the state, while Dengraghat received 90 mm, Farbisganj 70 mm, Katihar North 70 mm, Gopalganj 60 mm, Chanpatia and Motihari 50 mm.

The Meteorological Department on Monday forecast heavy rains and thundershowers at Katihar, Purnia, Araria, Kishanganj Supaul and West Champaran in the next 24 hours. Cloudy in most parts of the state.

Patna received 3.4 mm of rainfall in several areas on Monday. However, the weather in the capital became clear in the afternoon and then the people got scorching sun. People remain dissatisfied due to humidity. Humidity in Patna was 94 percent till evening. Due to which people felt sweaty soft heat and humidity. Humidity has increased due to moisture coming from the east wind. However, because of this, the clouds are also taking shape rapidly, which is why relief is expected.

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