lightning deaths

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

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

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