Monsoon finally arrives in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 17:16

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.


First Published: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 17:16

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