Heavy rainfall warning for Bihar by IMD, state govt advises precaution1 min read . Updated: 24 Jun 2020, 06:46 PM IST
- IMD predicts that heavy rainfall likely to hit districts in Bihar from June 24 to 29.
- State government urged district authories to take "suitable precautionary measures" to prevent inundation of low lying areas.
Several districts in Bihar are likely to receive heavy rainfall between June 24 to June 29, predicted India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday. The Nitish Kumar-led government in the state has asked the district authorities to take "suitable precautionary measures" as the rain may result in the "inundation of low lying areas."
According to IMD, a situation conducive for enhancing rainfall activities is likely to prevail over the foothills of the Himalayas along with Bihar-Nepal border and adjoining areas.
From June 24 to 26, heavy rainfall is expected over Kishanganj, Araria, Katihar, Purnia, Sitamarhi, Darbanga.
Other districts such as Darbanga, Saharsa, Madhapura, Purnia, Katihar, Samastipur, Gopalgunj, Siwan and Muzzafarpur are likely to be battered by heavy downpour from between June 27 to June 29.
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