Drizzle and rain alert till March 18
According to the data released by the Meteorological Department, the weather will be dry on March 16 in North West Bihar like West Champaran, Siwan, East Champaran, Gopalganj. There is a possibility of rain at one or two places on March 17 and 18. North Central Bihar, which includes Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Vaishali, Sheohar and Samastipur. It is forecast to rain at one or two places in this sector from March 16 to 18. There is a possibility of rain in the districts of Supaul, Araria, Kishanganj, Madhepura, Saharsa, Purnia and Katihar on 16 and 17 March and rain in all the districts on 18 March. Buxar, Bhojpur, Rohtas, Bhabhua, Aurangabad and Arwal in southwest Bihar will also receive rain on March 17 and 18. There is a possibility of rain in Patna, Gaya, Nalanda, Sheikhpura, Nawada, Begusarai, Lakhisarai and Jehanabad of South Central Bihar from March 16 to March 18.
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Patna’s weather will be like this on Thursday!
It will be cloudy throughout the day in Patna on Thursday, March 16, with few clouds in the evening. There is also a high chance of drizzle around 4 in the afternoon. There is also a possibility of cloudy sky around 9 in the evening. The maximum temperature of the day is going to be 33 degree Celsius around 1 pm. Daytime humidity will be comfortable, ranging from 27% to a maximum of 74%, with an average humidity of 54% at night around 11 PM. The wind will be strong and will be blowing from the South-West direction at a speed of 19 kmph at 3 PM Sunrise at 5:58 AM and Sunset at 5:58 PM. There will be 12 hours of light a day. The air quality is expected to remain between 134 and 169. There is a possibility of rain in Patna on March 18. The change in the weather has started appearing from March 16 itself. The Meteorological Department has already issued an alert to the farmers to be careful.
minimum temperature of gaya
Gaya has recorded the lowest minimum temperature in Bihar. According to the data released by the Meteorological Department on Thursday, the minimum temperature of Gaya was 16.0 degree Celsius. Talking about the minimum temperature of other districts, Patna recorded 19.6 degree Celsius, Bhagalpur 20.8 degree Celsius, Purnia 18.8 degree Celsius, West Champaran (Valmiki Nagar) 19.0 degree Celsius, Muzaffarpur 20.1 degree Celsius. Jamui recorded a minimum temperature of 17.2 degree Celsius. Statistics are showing that the maximum temperature will drop by five degrees in the next three days. The minimum temperature on Thursday ranged between 16 degree Celsius to 20 degree Celsius. Bhagalpur district recorded the highest minimum temperature of 20.8 degree Celsius on Thursday.
The figures released by the Meteorological Department on Tuesday late evening were as follows. The maximum temperature ranged between 32 degree Celsius to 35 degree Celsius. Supaul recorded a maximum temperature of 33.6 degree Celsius. Khagaria recorded a maximum temperature of 35.7 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature of capital Patna was recorded at 35.0 degree Celsius. On the other hand, maximum temperature of Gaya was recorded at 34.6, Bhagalpur, 35.5 Purnia, 33.7 degree Celsius in other cities.
Doctors warn about H3N2 virus and changing weather
In view of the frequent changes and fluctuations in the weather, doctors have advised people to be careful. Cases of fever, cough, cold, diarrhea and runny nose are on the rise in almost all areas of the city. Many have attributed these cases to H3N2 influenza. Health experts have advised people not to panic. Dr. Rajeev Ranjan Prasad, National Officer of the Indian Medical Association, has alerted the people. He said that H3N2 is not a deadly disease. People should continue to take precautions. Such cases will start reducing by the end of March. Only one H3N2 case has been confirmed in Bihar. He said that the State Government should be alert as the State may also have to deal with encephalitis in the coming days apart from sporadic cases of H3N2 and COVID-19. Dr. Neeraj Bharti, Consultant (Internal Medicine) at Jaya Prabha Medanta Hospital, said that around 10 to 20% of the patients who visit the hospital’s OPD daily are suffering from flu-like symptoms. Every other household in the neighborhood has a case of the flu. People with a prolonged cough lasting 10 to 20 days may have H3N2. He said, influenza is seasonal and it lasts from December to February. Which is a favorable season for the virus. He added that with the onset of summer there would be a decline in the cases.
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