Patna, Jun 19 (PTI) South west monsoon may advance

further in remaining parts of Bihar during the next two-three


The monsoon has hit the eastern parts of Bihar on

Friday, June 16.

“Favourable conditions are developing for further

advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of

Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, remaining parts of Odisha, Jharkhand,

Bihar, some parts of East Madhya Pradesh and East Uttar

Pradesh during next 2-3 days,” said All India Weather

Inference report issued by the India Meteorological

Department, Delhi.

As per bulletin issued by Patna Meteorological Centre,

Bihar’s major cities like Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur and Purnea

may also witness partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain or

thundershower tomorrow.

Gaya recorded the highest maximum temperature at 41.1

degrees celsius, followed by 39.8 degrees in Patna, 37.0 in

Bhagalpur and 34.4 in Purnea, it said.

Light to moderate rainfall occurred at one or two

places in north east parts of the state in the past 24 hours.

Patna received a trace while Purnea 2.5 mm and

Bhagalpur 0.2 mm rainfall in past 24 hours, it said adding

that Purnea received 2.5 mm rainfall and Bhagalpur received

0.6 mm rainfall today.

Dengraghat received 5 cm while Islampur and Manihari 2

cm each, bulletin said. PTI AR

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