The Telegraph
Saturday , July 8 , 2017

Rain toll on heritage

A Buddhist monk looks at damaged stupas after a tree got uprooted at Mahabodhi Mahavihara during heavy rain in Bodhgaya on Friday."A cyclonic circulation is persisting over east Uttar Pradesh and another one over sub-Himalayan Bengal," Patna Met director Sumendu Sengupta said. "Due to these weather systems, we expect rain to continue over many parts of Bihar for at least the next 3-4 days. Moderate rain may occur at many places, with a few heavy spells over east Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, sub-Himalayan Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya." Patna registered 34.5mm rain with clouds covering the sky for almost the whole day.On Friday, Skymet weather stated that active monsoon conditions were seen over entire north-eastern states, east Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Gangetic Bengal. Text by Nishant Sinha, AFP picture.

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