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No let-up in flood fury in Bihar, toll touches 24

According to the disaster management department (DMD), about 25.66 lakh people living in 546 panchayats of 77 blocks of 12 districts have been hit by the current spell of floods, caused due to heavy rain in the Himalayan region and catchment areas of rivers like Kosi, Gandak, Kamla Balan, Adhwara and Bagmati.
A road cave-in in Muzaffarpur, following heavy rain on Monday.(PTI Photo)
A road cave-in in Muzaffarpur, following heavy rain on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Jul 15, 2019 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | BySubhash Pathak

Heatstroke toll in Bihar reaches 90 this month, sets off alarm bells

Chief secretary Deepak Kumar said on Monday as many as 562 persons suffering from heatstroke were admitted in government hospitals in different parts of the state.
Commuters cover themselves to shield against the scorching sun, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Monday, June 17, 2019(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Commuters cover themselves to shield against the scorching sun, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Monday, June 17, 2019(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 19, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByHT Correspondent
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