Heavy rainfall in Bihar; Rail, road traffic disrupted at several places due to cyclone Yaas effect

Heavy rainfall in Bihar; Rail, road traffic disrupted at several places due to cyclone Yaas effect

Bihar is witnessing heavy rain across the state during the last 36 hours.
 
A Maximum of 114 mm rain was recorded at Gaya followed by 92 mm in Purnea and 86 mm in Patna.
 
Rail and road traffic was disrupted at several places due to the uprooting of trees.
 
Air Traffic was also disrupted due to inclement weather.
 
The Railways has cancelled 15 trains. Electric supply was also disrupted in rural areas of the state.
 
Met Department said, the Cyclone Yass has now converted into a low-pressure area and it enters into eastern Uttar Pradesh today through Rohtash district of Bihar with a wind speed of 30 to 40 km per hour.
 
Met Department has also ed people of the state to stay away from open spaces and trees.
 
The department predicts heavy rain with thunderstorms is likely to take place in eastern parts of the state including districts of Kishanganj, Araria, Supaul, Saharsa, and Madhepura.
 
Widespread rainfall and thunderstorm are likely to occur in the state by Saturday.