Key Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences soon after lightning strikes and thunderstorms in Bihar killed 83 persons, hurt quite a few and brought on common problems to home in the last two times.
The state disaster management section claimed 23 districts of the point out ended up gravely affected with Gopalganj accounting for the highest selection of casualties at 13. Uttar Pradesh has also been influenced by the thunderstorms and has reported casualties.
PM Modi expressed his anguish at the decline of lives and stated the point out governments are doing work in direction of aid and rehabilitation.
“Gained tragic news about dying of several men and women in some districts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar because of to major rains and lightening. The state governments are engaged in aid do the job with promptness,” he tweeted in Hindi.
Reports from districts claimed more than 20 people were hurt and admitted to medical center. Lightning strikes has also prompted common problems to homes and qualities of the inhabitants.
Bihar Main Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh for the family members of the victims.
Mr Kumar has also appealed to everyone to keep on being alert and continue to be indoors as considerably as attainable during the storms.
Dwelling Minister Amit Shah also expressed grief on the tragedy.
“I am incredibly saddened by the demise of lots of people today in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar because of to major rain and lightning. Reduction perform is going on rapid in both equally the states. I specific my condolences to the people of people who have lost their lives in this disaster and wish the injured to be nicely before long,” he tweeted in Hindi.
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also extended her condolences to the victims’ households.
Very disturbed by the loss of life of 83 folks in lightning strikes and storms in Bihar, in particular in Gopalganj district. People of Bengal stand by the affected men and women and express condolences to the households of the deceased.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) June 25, 2020
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also tweeted his condolences.
“I am stunned to hear the news of 83 people today dying because of to lightning in Bihar. Could God grant power to their beloved ones to bear this sorrow,” he stated in a tweet in Hindi.
“I appeal to the Congress workers to increase all attainable assistance to the family members of the victims,” he additional.
The weather business has predicted thunderstorms in all the 38 districts of the state about the subsequent couple times along with “heavy to very major rainfall” in the northern, flood-prone districts, bordering Nepal.