In Bihar, ten people were killed in rain related incidents in the state. Three casualities were reported from Begusarai followed by two in Kaimur district and one each in five other districts.
The State Government has announced an ex gratia of rupees 4 lakh to the kin of the deceased. Our correspondent reports that normal life has been paralysed due to heavy downpour during the last 48 hours. Low lying areas of Patna have been submerged.
The administration has ordered closure of all schools in Patna today. The Met department has predicted heavy rainfall till August 2.