Rain likely during PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Bihar

August 18, 2015 12:01 PM |

Prime Minister Narendra ModiMonsoon showers are likely to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Ara and Saharsa districts of Bihar on Tuesday. This visit is touted as a crucial one as Narendra Modi is expected to announce Rs 50,000 crore development package for the poll bound state.

Modi is scheduled to launch 11 highway projects worth Rs 6200 crore connecting Patna and Buxar in Ara district. Later in the day, he will be addressing a public rally in Saharsa located in the flood-prone Kosi region.

According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, light to moderate rain along with thundershower activities are likely over Ara and Saharsa districts of Bihar.

At present, both the districts are witnessing cloudy weather with high levels of humidity. State authorities have already made appropriate arrangements for any erratic weather activity.

Bihar that is going to Assembly polls later this year has over 8,500 km of National Highways and State Highways. The state is also part of Golden Quadrilateral route that includes areas of Mohania, Sasaram, Aurangabad, Sherghati and Bhaluachatti.

As per the government's flagship road building programme, National Highways Development Project - III, it has recognized 1015 kms of National Highways for upgradation to Super Highways. This is under Build, Operate and Transfer Scheme that is also providing additional corridors to Nepal and Assam.

Reportedly, a four-lane high speed corridor is under construction by National Highways Authority of India.


Image credit: www.indianexpress.com

For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
Scattered light rain is likely in a few parts of #Rajasthan. The intensity will increase during the next 48 hours.… t.co/DhSYkJeKQF
Tuesday, November 12 14:18Reply
Rains will reduce in #NortheastIndia, however scattered light rain is likely today. By tomorrow, rains will reduce… t.co/laMA0p7PEi
Tuesday, November 12 14:05Reply
#DelhiPollution: राष्ट्रीय राजधानी दिल्ली-एनसीआर में भीषण प्रदूषण का दूसरा स्पेल 1 हफ्ते में वापस लौटा है। इससे पह… t.co/htPJ1oFn30
Tuesday, November 12 13:52Reply
The last time four #Cyclones came up in #ArabianSea in a year was in 1902, and 2019 has already equaled the record… t.co/5pGzBx9M8D
Tuesday, November 12 13:30Reply
On November 14-15, rain and snow would be lashing several parts of the hilly region. Places such as #Pahalgam,… t.co/oKNa5ZOGxC
Tuesday, November 12 13:15Reply
We do not expect any escape from the situation for the next few days, at least till November 15. Thereafter, modera… t.co/rO3p0r3vGj
Tuesday, November 12 13:05Reply
As predicted, #Delhi air quality has once again entered in hazardous category today morning. The day has started wi… t.co/MGRX6lhbBF
Tuesday, November 12 13:03Reply
Just after a short break, another #WesternDisturbance would approach #JammuandKashmir by Nov 14. As per weathermen,… t.co/Qj4p7XM1kR
Tuesday, November 12 13:00Reply
Also follow, @SkymetAQI
Tuesday, November 12 12:37Reply
Track live Air Quality and Air Pollution of your location: t.co/HqEAxU5kGm or download Skymet AQI app from… t.co/QZoM7Q0kGJ
Tuesday, November 12 12:37Reply

latest news

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try