It looks like there is no respite for the people of Bihar from the rain as the weather department has issued a heavy rainfall warning in 24 parts of the state in the next 24 hours. Following this, schools in Patna will stay closed until Tuesday.
Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who hails from Bihar, expressed his concern over the flood-hit state.
Reports of heavy rainfall and flood like situation coming in from PATNA.hope all of you are safe!!!
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) September 29, 2019
Due to the heavy rainfall and flooding, several people said that they have been unable to buy even the most essential commodities as the shops were shut. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also held a press conference where he directed the officials to start immediate relief work.
The Bihar government has asked the Indian Air Force for two helicopters for airdropping food packets and medicines in the flood-hit Patna. The state government has also asked the Air Force to send some de-watering machines.