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Lightning claims four lives in Odisha

The incident occurred when the trio was working in their farm field when sudden rain, accompanied by thunder, struck, killing them on the spot.

published on : 27th September 2023
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Lightning strike claims 3 while watching rural football match in Odisha

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

published on : 18th September 2023
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Southern Odisha bears brunt of rain onslaught

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.

published on : 14th September 2023
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Apple to unveil new iPhone; will USB-C replace lightning charger port?

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.

published on : 12th September 2023
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Massive palm plantation to check lightning deaths in Odisha

“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.”

published on : 9th September 2023
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Declare lightning natural disaster, Odisha to Centre

Over 4,000 people have lost their lives to lightning strikes in the last 20 years

published on : 7th September 2023
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Lightning claims 12 lives, injures 14 across in different parts of Odisha

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.

published on : 4th September 2023
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Odisha hit by 61K lightning strikes in 2 hrs

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

published on : 3rd September 2023
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Climate change: Cases of lightning strikes across India up 53 per cent in four years

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.

published on : 30th August 2023
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Lightning strikes school, at least 16 students injured in Odisha's Kendrapara district

An explosion hit the place as lightning struck the 33 KV and 11 KV electric lines nearby

published on : 13th August 2023
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16 students injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Among the students, two were boys and 14 were girls. They were all students of classes 6 and 7.

published on : 12th August 2023
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Hyderabad student on road to recovery after struck by lightning in US

Koduru was walking along a pond with her friends on July 2 at the San Jacinto Monument Park when lightning struck her.

published on : 29th July 2023
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Indian student Susroonya Koduru hit by lightning in US, suffers brain damage

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.

published on : 20th July 2023
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Five struck dead by lightning in Madhya Pradesh

Three persons were killed and one was injured near Durgapur village in Panna district, while two persons died in Ramnagar village in Tikamgarh district.

published on : 6th July 2023
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Lightning kills 4 in Rajasthan as state receives first Monsoon rains

Apart from the four deceased, four more individuals were injured in the state after lightning struck a tree they were sitting under.

published on : 26th June 2023
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Lightning strikes kill 10 as pre-monsoon rains lash Pakistan's eastern Punjab province

The Pakistan Meteorological Department said more rains were expected this week, bringing some respite from the ongoing heatwave.

published on : 26th June 2023
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Two teenagers and a 10-year-old boy killed in lightning strikes in Jharkhand 

In Salwar area, two persons died and 12 others were injured in a lightning strike while they were returning from a Rath Yatra procession.

published on : 20th June 2023