Heavy rain lashed northern Bihar during the past 12 hours. Patna recorded 145 mm of rain. Met department has issued yellow in view of heavy rainfall in five districts including Darbhanga, Sitamarhi and Madhubani.
Heavy rains with thunderstorm is likely to take place in north and eastern parts of the state. Nine people died and four injured due to thunderstorm in districts of Gopalganj, Saran, Siwan, Gaya and Rohtash. People have been advised to remain indoors during thunderstorm. The state government has announced ex-gratia of rupees four lakh to the next of kin of the deceased.