In Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, 28 people died in lightning strikes on Tuesday. There was rain in many parts of the country. At the same time, the weather remained humid in most parts of North India. According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), there is a possibility of rain in most parts of the country for the next three-four days while there is no possibility of any significant change in the maximum and minimum temperatures. According to the department, mercury is expected to rise for the next two days due to lack of rain in the national capital. There has been no rain in Delhi for the last 5 days. However, rain is likely over the weekend.
Meanwhile, in the lightning of lightning in 6 districts of Bihar, 15 people died on Tuesday. 3-3 people died in Gopalganj, Bhojpur and Rohtas of Bihar, 2-2 in Saran, Kaimur and Vaishali. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed deep condolences over the death of 15 people. He has directed to give a grant of four lakh rupees to the families of the deceased.
Meanwhile, different areas of Uttar Pradesh have received light to heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. The Meteorological Department said on Tuesday that along with rain, there have been incidents of lightning and thunder cloud in many areas of the state. 13 people died in incidents of lightning falling at different places in the state.
UP Relief Commissioner Sanjay Goyal said in a statement that 4 people died in Ghazipur, 3 in Kaushambi, 2-2 in Kushinagar and Chitrakoot while 1-1 people died in Jaunpur and Chandauli. He said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the concerned district magistrates to provide financial assistance of Rs four lakh each to the families of the deceased. According to the Meteorological Department, there is no rain in western areas of Uttar Pradesh and rain in eastern areas on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, humid weather continued in Haryana and Punjab and the maximum temperature in these two states was around two to four degrees Celsius above the normal limit. Bhiwani was the hottest in Haryana with a maximum temperature of 38 degrees Celsius. Patiala was the hottest in Punjab, where the maximum temperature was 36.7 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department has predicted humid weather in most parts of Haryana and Punjab for the next two days. At the same time, there was rain in many parts of the country including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, West Bengal, Gujarat, Goa and Kerala, Karnataka.