Patna, Aug 13 (PTI) With south west monsoon very

active in Bihar, heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely

heavy rainfall occurred at few places in north Bihar.

Heavy ranifall occurred at one or two places in south

central parts of the state in the past 24 hours, while light

to moderate rainfall was registered at two places in south

western parts, met department said today.

The department has forecast isolated heavy to very

heavy rain with extremely heavy rain at ioslated places in the

north west, north central and north eastern parts of the

state, while isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely

to occur in south west, south central and south eastern parts

of Bihar in next 24 hours.

Places like Birpur in Supaul district received 45 cm

rainfall, Gaunaha and Bagaha received in West Champaran

district received 37 cm each rainfall, Bahadurganj in

Kishanganj district received 36 cm, Ramnagar in West Champaran

district 35 cm, Kishanganj in 29 cm, Taibpur in Kishanganj

district 26 cm. These places received extremely heavy rain in

past 24 hours, a met bulletin said.

As per the bulletin, Purnea registered 19.2 mm

rainfall and Patna 0.9 mm during the day.

Purnea registered 150.8 mm rainfall in the past 24

hours (recorded between 8:30 am on Saturday to 8:30 am on

Sunday), followed 9.5 in Bhagalpur, 8.2 in Patna, it said.

Weather remained cloudy throughout the day coupled

with very light rainfall in Patna that kept the maximum

temperature at 29.5 degrees celsius making weather pleasant.

Among the other major cities, Gaya recorded the

highest maximum temperature at 31.7 degrees celsius, followed

by 30.5 degrees in Bhagalpur, 29.5 degrees in Purnea, the Met

office said.

In its forecast, the Met office said that Patna and

Gaya are likely to witness generally cloudy sky with few

spells of rain or thunder shower tomorrow while Bhagalpur may

witness generally cloudy sky with possibility of heavy rain

tomorrow.

Purnea, however, is expected to witness continuous

rain tomorrow with generally cloudy sky tomorrow, it said.

ECR CPRO Rajesh Kumar said that as per information

made available by Northeast Frontier Railway, several trains

have been suspended between Kishanganj-Panjipara on both up

and down lines due to heavy rain and water overflowing on the

track.

NFR has cancelled the running of two trains while five

trains have been rescheduled, Kumar said.

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