Cyclonic storm claims a dozen lives in Bihar
At least 12 persons were killed and several others injured in cyclonic storm that hit North Eastern and Kosi region of Bihar last night.
Casualties have been reported from Purnea, Katihar, Kishanganj, Araria, Bhagalpur, Madhepura, Supaul, Saharsa, Madhubani, Munger and Lakhisarai districts.
Several thatched houses were damaged and trees uprooted due to high speed of wind. Besides this, power lines and standing crops have been damaged in many districts.