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Apr 24, 2015

23:56:38 GMT--Extreme Weather - Asia - India


EDIS Number: ST-20150422-47895-IND
Date / time: 22/04/2015 07:28:14 [UTC]
Event: Extreme Weather
Area: Asia
Country: India
State/County: State of Bihar
Location: [Statewide]
Number of Deads: 44 person(s)
Number of Injured: 100 person(s)
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Large

Description:

At least 32 people were killed and more than 80 injured after storms hit three Bihar districts, including Purnia and Madhepura, on Tuesday night. "32 people dead, over 80 injured in late night storm in three Bihar districts," the Principal Secretary to disaster management department said, as per PTI. The state government has launched relief and rescue operations in the two affected districts. The government has also announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the kin of the victims. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will also conduct an aerial survey of the two districts.

Event updates:
Situation Update No. 2 on 2015-04-22 at 23:56:23.
Situation Update No. 1 on 2015-04-22 at 14:30:17.

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