Monsoon finally arrives in Bihar

Bringing respite to the farmers and common man, the monsoon finally arrived in Bihar today bringing moderate rainfall in northern and north-eastern districts of the state, a MET department official said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 18, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

Patna: Bringing respite to the farmers and common man, the monsoon finally arrived in Bihar today bringing moderate rainfall in northern and north-eastern districts of the state, a MET department official said.

The monsoon has arrived in Bihar after a week`s delay lashing northern and north-eastern districts with moderate rainfall, the Patna MET director A.K. Sen told.

One-third of geographical areas, mostly border districts, received moderate rainfall with the onset of monsoon which should have hit Bihar on June 11 last, but got delayed by a week, he said.

Moderate to light rains will lash these border districts over the next three days, Sen said, adding that the monsoon will spread over to south-west districts from June 20 next and the entire state.

The entire state will receive good rainfall for next four days from June 20 next, the Patna MET director said.