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Heavy Monsoon rain in Bihar for next 2 days

July 4, 2016 3:56 PM |


Since the onset of Monsoon, Bihar has not received much rainfall. In fact, June cannot be considered as a good month for the state in terms of rains. However, rain intensity is likely to pick up pace now.

Good rains are likely to commence over Bihar that is predicted to last for another 48 hours.  Thereafter, rain intensity may reduce but on and off good showers will continue particularly over central region and foothills of Bihar.

Districts like Kishanganj, Araria, Purnea, Supaul, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, and Champaran are likely to witness moderate to heavy showers. The low-pressure area that was present around Gangetic West Bengal till yesterday is expected to move eastwards and give heavy rain over Bihar and Jharkhand during next 2 days.

During last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Sunday, rainfall observed by a few districts of Bihar are included in the table given below:


Heavy rains in Nepal and foothills of Bihar may also give rise to flood like situation in the northern districts of Bihar. Yet, a few districts of the state may suffer from water-logging conditions. At present, rain deficiency of Bihar is 30 percent and due to the prediction of good rains during next 4 to 5 days, the rain deficiency might curtail as well.

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