In Bihar, 14 people were killed and four injured when lightning struck three districts of Aurangabad, Rohtash and Banka. The deceased were working at agriculture field.
Met department has predicted heavy rains and lightning in next 48 hours in different parts of the state.
People have been advised to remain in doors during natural calamity. Chief minister Nitish Kumar has expressed grief over incidents and announced an ex-gratia of rupees four lakh to the next of the kin of the deceased.
Mr. Kumar has ordered for free treatments to injured persons