Monsoon has arrived in Bihar after the scorching heat, but with its arrival, many families are in mourning. People have got relief from the heat due to the rain in Bihar. On the other hand, there have also been reports of death of people due to lightning strikes in many areas. In the last 24 hours in Bihar, 25 people have died due to lightning and lightning.
Which districts have more impact?
Lightning causing havoc on people has affected many districts of Bihar. The most affected of these are Rohtas, Bhagalpur, Jehanabad, Buxar, Gaya, Jamui and Banka districts. In Rohtas, 10 people died due to lightning, whereas in Bhagalpur, 4 people lost their lives due to lightning. Three people each died in Jehanabad and Buxar, while two people each died in Jamui and Banka.
In Rohtas district, Rohtas Kargahar, Karakat Suryapura and Dawat police station areas remained the most affected areas.
Government announced compensation
The Bihar government has announced the compensation amount for the people killed in the lightning strike. The government has announced that a compensation amount of Rs 4 lakh will be given to the families of those killed. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has also expressed grief over the incident by tweeting. He wrote in his tweet that “An ex-gratia grant of Rs 4-4 lakh will be given to the dependents of the deceased.”
He also appealed to the people to be careful by tweeting. He said, “Take full vigilance in bad weather. Follow the suggestions issued by the Disaster Management Department. Stay home in bad weather, be safe.”