Thunderstorms and lightning have resulted in havoc in Bihar during the last two days, claiming 83 lives, leaving many injured and inflicting fashionable injury to belongings, the state crisis control division stated in Patna on Thursday.
Consistent with a remark put out through the dep., the deaths in lights moves took place in 23 districts of the state, with Gopalganj accounting for the utmost collection of casualties at 13.
Deaths have additionally been reported from: Nawada and Madhubani (8 each and every); Siwan and Bhagalpur (six each and every); East Champaran, Darbhanga and Banka (5 each and every); Khagaria and Aurangabad (3 each and every); West Champaran, Kishanganj, Jehanabad, Jamui, Purnea, Supaul, Buxar and Kaimur (two each and every); and Samastipur, Sheohar, Saran, Sitmarhi, Madhepura (one each and every), it stated.
Experiences from districts stated greater than 20 other people have been injured and admitted to clinic. The lightning has additionally brought about fashionable injury to homes and property of the citizens.
Expressing grief over the incident, Leader Minister Nitish Kumar directed a fee of Rs four lakh as ex gratia to subsequent of the households of those that died.
In the meantime, the elements division has predicted that the inclement climate may just persist for some extra days.
An IMD free up stated thunderstorms are more likely to hit the entire 38 districts of the state over the following few days together with “heavy to very heavy rainfall” within the northern, flood-prone districts, bordering Nepal.
Mr Kumar appealed to the folks of the state to stay alert and vigilant keep indoors so far as conceivable right through unhealthy climate prerequisites.
He additionally requested other people to practice advisories issued through the Crisis Control Division on this regard.