The incident occurred when the trio was working in their farm field when sudden rain, accompanied by thunder, struck, killing them on the spot.
In June 2018, three youths lost their lives, and two others were injured in a lightning strike during a rural hockey match in Balishankara block of Sundargarh
Train service from Rayagada to Koraput under the Waltair Division was hit after a huge boulder and soil blocked the track between Tikiri and Rauli.
The EU is insisting that all phones and other small devices must be compatible with the USB-C charging cables from the end of next year, a move it says will reduce waste and save money for consumers.
“Studies have found palm trees are useful in preventing lightning strikes. Accordingly, the Forest and Agriculture departments have been suggested to take measures for their plantation.”
Over 4,000 people have lost their lives to lightning strikes in the last 20 years
The Met Office has issued a warning for thunderstorms and lightning at one or two places in Cuttack, Khurda, Puri and 21 other districts on Monday.
At least two deaths were recorded during the day. Bhubaneswar and its neighbourhood were at the receiving end of the lightning bolts which continued uninterrupted
The lightning strikes have increased from 1.38 crore in 2019-20 to 2 crore in 2022-23. Lightnings can be Inter-cloud or cloud-to-ground.
An explosion hit the place as lightning struck the 33 KV and 11 KV electric lines nearby
Among the students, two were boys and 14 were girls. They were all students of classes 6 and 7.
Koduru was walking along a pond with her friends on July 2 at the San Jacinto Monument Park when lightning struck her.
On July 2, the University of Houston student went sightseeing at the San Jacinto Monument and was struck by lightning near the reflection pond at the monument site.
Three persons were killed and one was injured near Durgapur village in Panna district, while two persons died in Ramnagar village in Tikamgarh district.
Apart from the four deceased, four more individuals were injured in the state after lightning struck a tree they were sitting under.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department said more rains were expected this week, bringing some respite from the ongoing heatwave.
In Salwar area, two persons died and 12 others were injured in a lightning strike while they were returning from a Rath Yatra procession.