Lightning strike

Lightning strike incidents in Bihar kill 17 people within 24 hours

Deaths were reported from Kaimur, East Champaran, Jehanabad, Gaya, Patna, Vaishali and Muzaffarpur, a Bihar State Disaster Department official said.

published on : 18th September 2019

Lightning strikes claim 23 lives in Bihar, Jharkhand

In Jharkhand, five persons, including two minors, were killed and another suffered injuries at Kusmahapahadi block of Jamtara district.

published on : 24th July 2019

Lightning strike kills 14 in Jharkhand

The maximum of four people died in Latehar while two died in Lohardaga and Gumla each. Lightning also claimed three lives in Bokaro and one each in Jamshedpur, Palamu, Muri and Piparwar.

published on : 29th June 2019

Lightning strike triggers serial IED blasts in Chhattisgarh, none injured

The banned CPI (Maoist) had planted as many as 56 IEDs along the route in the Naxal-affected Samri, with an intent to ambush the troopers who were expected to cover the area during their patrol.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Lightning claims four lives in Chhattisgarh

The bodies were handed over to their family members after the post-mortem at the district hospital.

published on : 16th June 2019

Uttar Pradesh: 26 people killed in dust storms, lightning strikes

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the district magistrates of the affected areas to immediately provide compensation to families of those killed and said no laxity will be tolerated.

published on : 9th June 2018