Patna, Aug 12 (PTI) Light to moderate and heavy to

heavy rainfall occurred in most places of north east, north

central and north west parts of Bihar, Met office said.

While light rainfall occurred at one or two places in

south west, light rainfall took place in many places of south

central and light to moderate rainfall was witnessed in most

places of south east parts of the state.

Patna Meteorological Centre has forecast heavy to very

heavy with extremely heavy rain in one or two places in north

Bihar tomorrow while heavy rain is likely to occur in one or

two places in south east parts of the state.

As per Met bulletin, Purnea registered 108.8 mm

rainfall among four major cities during the day, followed by

2.0 mm in Bhagalpur, 0.2 mm in Patna.

Purnea registered 39.6 mm rainfall in the past 24

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

Saturday), followed 8.2 mm in Patna, 7.5 in Bhagalpur and 1.4

mm in Gaya, it said.

Weather remained cloudy throughout the day coupled

with very light rainfall that made weather pleasant in the

state capital.

Among the major cities, Gaya recorded the highest

maximum temperature at 30.5 degrees Celsius, followed by 29.8

degrees in Patna, 28.6 degrees in Bhagalpur and 27.5 degrees

in Purnea, 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


Purnea, however, is expected to witness continuous

rain tomorrow with generally cloudy sky tomorrow, it said. PTI

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