Cyclone Yaas: Bihar announces compensation of Rs 4 lakh for kin of deceased


New Delhi: Atleast one person has reportedly died while six others have been injured in Bihar’s Begusarai district on Friday after an old house collapsed due to the impact of Cyclone Yaas in Bihar. 

The Bihar government announced compensation for the families of those killed in the tragedy. Taking to Twitter, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Tarkishore Prasad wrote: ” There has been news of loss of life and damage to property of many people in the state due to the Cyclone Yaas. Our condolences are with the families. The government has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the casualties in this natural incident. no one can fill the void God bless the virtuous souls.”

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday informed that the remnant of the very severe cylonic storm ‘Yaas’ has weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area over Bihar and adjoining east UP. The weather department issued a red alert for eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim.

The cyclone made landfall in Odisha on Wednesday morning and pounded West Bengal and Jharkhand bringing heavy rains.



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