Patna: At least 83 people died in a strong lightning and thunderstorm in Bihar. The thunderstorm hit worsley in five districts of Bihar. As per updates from the State Disaster Management Department, Gopalganj district reported the highest number of deaths, at 13, followed by five in Darbhanga, four in Siwan and two each in Madhubani and West Champaran districts.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced Rs. 4 Lakhs compensation each for the family of the deceased.