Ranchi: The Metrological Department has extended the thunderstorm and lightning alerts in many parts of the state for the next 48 hours.
Earlier, IMD’s Ranchi Meteorological Centre had predicted thundershowers and lightning till Monday. The alert was extended for another two days.
Several places across the state, including Ranchi, Jamshedpur, and other places on Monday experienced thundershowers and lightning. One or two places also experienced heavy rain.
The monsoon trough at mean sea level continues to run along the foothills of the Himalayas, said the MET official.