Ranchi, Aug 5: Monsoon has once again gathered momentum in the state as heavy rains continue to pound thanks to an upper air pressure created in the Bay of Bengal.
Due to the rains more than a dozen localities in the city have been flooded with water. The officials of the local MET department said that an upper air circulation is active over North-West direction of Bay of Bengal which would cause a low pressure in Jharkhand in the next 24 hours due to which couple of places in the state is expected to receive heavy to very showers.
Children going to the schools had a very tough time in the morning as the parents were forced to take their children to school. Those walking on foot also had a tough time due to mud and garbage on roads. In the low lying areas of the state capital water logging was reported.
Among the districts Ramgarh bore the most of the heavy showers as due to the heavy rains all seven gates of the PTPS Dam in Patratu had to be opened while the Bhairava reservoir in Gola also over flowed due to which many villages were in flood. Though people died not die extensive damage was caused to property in the area.