No less than 10 individuals have been killed in lightning strikes throughout a thunderstorm in seven districts of Bihar on Sunday, officers mentioned.
Three individuals have been killed in Purnea, two in Begusarai and one every particular person in Patna, Saharsa, East Champaran, Madhepura and Darbhanga districts, a Catastrophe Administration Division official mentioned.
Greater than 160 individuals have died as a consequence of lightning strikes within the state previously three weeks.
The best variety of 83 individuals have been killed in lightning strikes in 23 districts on June 25.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed grief over the loss of life of 10 individuals as a consequence of lightning strikes, an official launch mentioned, including “he was with the households of victims of lightning within the hour of catastrophe”.
Mr Kumar directed cost of Rs four lakh compensation to subsequent of the households of these useless.
The chief minister appealed to the individuals of the state to stay vigilant and keep indoors so far as attainable throughout the dangerous climate.
He additionally requested individuals to comply with advisories issued by the Catastrophe Administration Division on this regard.
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