Heatwave claims 61 lives in Bihar, as temperatures reach 10-year high
Updated : June 16, 2019 11:26 PM IST
Thirty people have lost their lives due to the sweltering heat in Aurangabad, while 20 have died in Gaya and 11 in Nawada district so far since Saturday.
State capital Patna registered a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius on Sunday, eight notches above normal.
Met officials said Patna is likely to witness heatwave for the next three days, while in Gaya, the extreme heat will be experienced for at least two days.