The various parts which experienced heavy rainfall in Bihar include Purnia, Patna Gaya and Bhagalpur.
Bihar meteorological department director AK Sen said, “Incessant rains are likely to hit South Bihar in the next 24 hours. Several parts of North Bihar will also witness heavy rainfall.”
Following the disaster, the Indian Meteorological Department has issued an alert in Supaul, Kishanganj, Siwan, Saran, Madhepura, Saharsa, Araria, Gopalganj districts in North Bihar. West and eastern parts of Champaran have also been alerted.
While the showers were expected to be a relief from the scorching heat, several districts in Bihar have been affected by the devastating lightning strike.