The chief minister’s office on Thursday reported that lightning strikes caused 83 deaths across about twenty four regions in Bihar. Lightning and thunderstorms are basic as the monsoon season commences in India with the occasional storm winds covering the vast majority of the nation’s northern locale. Bihar has reported remuneration of 400,000 rupees ($5,294.45) for the closest relative of every casualty of the lightning strikes, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s office said in an announcement, including: “Stay at home in awful climate and remain safe.”

A government representative stated so far there was no data on the quantity of injured. A change in meteorological examples that has seen longer holes of dry climate between episodes of heavy downpour has made lightning strikes normal, the Climate Resilient Observing Systems Promotion Council stated in a report a year ago. Bihar revealed 225,508 cases of lightning strikes that murdered 170 individuals between April 1 and July 31, 2019, it said.