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
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
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
NFR has cancelled the running of two trains while five
trains have been rescheduled, Kumar said.
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