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Lightning kills eight in Uttar Pradesh

Eight people were killed in Uttar Pradesh as lightning struck them, officials said Friday.

Lightning kills 4 on Brazilian beach

At least four beachgoers in Brazil have died after being struck by lightning on the Sao Paulo coast.

Lightning struck Peruvian footballer 'out of danger', says teammate
Lightning struck Peruvian footballer 'out of danger', says teammate

A Peruvian footballer, who was struck by lightning while playing in a cup semifinal, is reportedly recovering in hospital and his teammate has said that their friend is out of danger.

Sun's magnetic field caused more lightning in Britain
Sun's magnetic field caused more lightning in Britain

Researchers in Britain have found that the country experienced around 50 percent more lightning strikes during the last five years as the Earth's magnetic field was bent by the Sun's own magnetic field.

Global warming to increase lightning strikes by over 50 pc
Global warming to increase lightning strikes by over 50 pc

 A new research has revealed that lightning is expected to increase by 50 percent with global warming.

Climate change may mean 50% more lightning by 2100

 Lightning has the power to spark wildfires and kill, and scientists said Thursday that climate change may lead to 50 percent more of it by century`s end.

Rain king Alexander Levy crowned Portugal champion after two rounds
Rain king Alexander Levy crowned Portugal champion after two rounds

France`s Alexander Levy claimed a second career title on Sunday when he won the Portugal Masters after the third and final round had to be abandoned due to heavy rain in Vilamoura.

Four killed, six injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh

Four persons, including a minor, were killed and six others injured when they were struck by lightning in Chhattisgarh`s Janjgir-Champa district, police said on Sunday.

Lightning kills boy in East Singhbhum

A ten-year-old boy died today after being struck by lightning in Baharagora, about 90 kms from here, under Ghatsila sub-division even as intense heat wave continued to prevail in Jamshedpur.

Ten killed in lightning strike in Bihar

Lightning claimed ten lives and injured several others when a thunderstorm swept the north-eastern part of Bihar early on Saturday.

12 killed, 28 injured by lightning in West Bengal

Twelve persons were killed and 28 others were injured in four districts of West Bengal after lightning struck them during heavy pre-monsoon rains which lashed the state on Saturday, official sources said.

Solar winds increase lightning strikes on earth: Study

A new study suggests that lightning on earth is triggered by energy particles from the Sun.

Lightning kills four in Bihar

Four people were killed and eight injured Tuesday in Bihar when lightning struck them, officials said.

We discussed taking players off due to lightning: Broad

England cricket captain Stuart Broad said he and New Zealand counterpart Brendon McCullum considered taking their players off the field due to fears they could be struck by lightning in their World Twenty20 clash on Saturday.

Venezuelan region wins Guinness record for lightning

It turns out there is a Guinness record for the place with the most lightning, and an area of Venezuela with 20,000 flashes of it per hour has won.

Lightning kills five in Odisha

At least five people were killed and four injured in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Odisha, an official said Saturday.

Lightning kills 6 in Bihar

At least six people, including five women, were killed on Thursday in Bihar`s Aurangabad district after being struck by lightning, an official said.

Light to moderate rains lash Rajasthan, lightning kills three

Light to moderate rainfall on Saturday occurred at various places in Rajasthan, where lightning claimed lives of three women in Bharatpur district, and left two others injured.

Lightning kills five in Uttar Pradesh

Five people, including two children, were killed after being hit by lightning in Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday, police said.

Five dead after being struck by lightning in Bihar

Five persons died due to lightning in Bisenpur Beri village of Bihar`s Samastipur district on Thursday, an official said.