Patna: 26 people have died due to lightning strikes in Bihar. A few days ago more than 100 people died due to lightning. Samastipur district has been the most affected due to lightning fall. 7 people died here.
According to the disaster management department list, 6 people have died in the capital Patna, four in East Champaran, two in Shivhar, three in Katihar, two in Madhepura and one each in Purnia and West Champaran due to lightning strikes. . Most of the people have died while working in the farm. This is the time for sowing of paddy. Transplanting is going on in most places.
The Meteorological Department has been warned not to leave the house during the rains with the lightning. A special warning has been issued for farmers working in the fields.