Lightning

Lightning kills man, injures son in Bengaluru

The deceased, Tippeswamy, was a vegetable vendor from Tumakuru and was staying in T Dasarahalli.

published on : 11th October 2021

Four killed, seven others injured in lightning strikes in Bengal

Two persons in their mid-twenties died in Purba Medinipur district's Nandigram, while two others, including a woman, were killed in Purba Bardhaman district.

published on : 8th August 2021

Lightning claims five lives in Jharkhand

All of them were working in paddy fields in separate villages when lightning struck them, an official said.

published on : 6th August 2021

Odisha’s Mayurbhanj-Sundargarh-Keonjhar region a hotbed for lightning strikes

The highest 522 deaths were recorded from Mayurbhanj while 346 fatalities were from Sundargarh and 327 from Keonjhar.

published on : 30th July 2021

More rainfall expected across state: Met officials

The Met department has predicted more rains for Thursday across the State. Surface winds of 40 kmph velocity are likely to be witnessed in coastal areas.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Farmer dies of lightning strike in Tiruvallur

A 43-year-old farmer died after he was struck by lightning near Minjur in Tiruvallur district on Friday evening.

published on : 18th July 2021

Lightning strikes up, deaths down in Odisha

The reduction in deaths in the State has been attributed to early lightning warnings.

published on : 13th July 2021

Deaths caused by lightning doubled in 50 years 

Pawar said the reason behind the increase in lightning incidents may be linked to climate change and the availability of increased moisture over land due to warming.

published on : 13th July 2021

Lightning strikes up, deaths down in Odisha

There has been a 34 per cent rise in lightning strikes in the country and it has advanced from 1.38 crore strikes in 2019-2020 to 1.8 crore strikes in 2020-2021.

published on : 12th July 2021

Rahul Gandhi condoles loss of lives in lightning strikes in UP, Rajasthan

At least 12 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning in Fatehpur, Kaushambi and Firozabad districts of Uttar Pradesh since Sunday, officials said on Monday.

published on : 12th July 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Twelve killed in separate incidents of lightning in the last 24 hours

Five people including three women died in Fatehpur, three were killed in Firozabad and four in Kaushambi, they said.

published on : 12th July 2021

PM Modi expresses pain at loss of lives due to lightning, announces financial aid

At least 18 people died in Rajasthan and 10 in Uttar Pradesh, according to reports received on Sunday night, and the toll could go higher.

published on : 12th July 2021

Monsoon wreaks havoc in Rajasthan as heavy lightning at Amber Fort leaves 11 dead, 35 injured

After the weather turned pleasant on Sunday evening, people in large numbers came out to take a walk around the hills of Amber. They were caught unawares when the lightning stuck them.

published on : 12th July 2021

Lightning strikes leave four children dead in Chhattisgarh

According to the Jashpur police, all the deceased children belonged to primitive tribal groups. They were taking a bath at Bensunga dam when the incident took place.

published on : 6th July 2021

Five of a family killed in lightning strike in Jharkhand's Khunti

The family members were working on the field when the rain started and they took shelter under a nearby tree, which was struck by lightning, Khunti's Deputy Commissioner Shashi Ranjan said.

published on : 3rd July 2021
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