Monsoon has weakened in Bihar, with the Met department on Sunday predicting very little chance of rainfall in the next 5-6 days.
“Monsoon will be weak in Bihar as the monsoon troughline has gone down towards the south, i.e, Odisha. There is very little chance of rainfall in Bihar in the next 5-6 days,” Patna Met Department Director Ashish Sen told PTI.
A few districts of north Bihar, bordering Nepal and districts of Kishanganj, Katihar that borders West Bengal may witness scattered rainfall, Sen said.
In its forecast for the next 24 hours, Met department said Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur and Purnea is likely to witness partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain or thunder.
Patna is expected to have a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius tomorrow while Gaya and Bhagalpur will have maxmium temperature of 38 and 37 deg respectively, the forecast said.
Patna today recorded the maximum temperature of 38.0 degrees Celsius while Gaya was the hottest place in the state at 38.8 deg.
Similarly, Bhagalpur and Purnea registered maximum temperature of 37.0 and 36.5 degrees Celsius respectively, it said.
Patna recorded the maximum level of humidity at 79% in the morning while it was 63% in the evening. Gaya had a humidity level of 69 and 54%, while Bhagalpur had a maximum humidity of 85% and a minimum of 77%. Purnea recorded the maximum level of humidity of 83 % and 65%.
Patna and Purnea recorded no rainfall in the past 24 hours while Gaya and Bhagalpur reported traces of rain, Met department said.