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Three including two women killed in lightning in Madhya Pradesh

Three persons, including two women, were killed in two separate incidents here when lightning struck them, police said today.

Sep 16, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Thunderstorms, lightning in Gangetic Bengal till on Friday

In Kolkata, there was no rainfall recorded in 24 hours till 8.30 am this morning.

Sep 07, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

15 injured as lightning strikes French music festival

According to local media, lightning struck a big tent under which festival goers had taken refuge, which was located near a large tree. 

Sep 03, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Lightning kills 16 in Bihar's Vaishali district

According to officials of the Bihar State Disaster Department, five persons were killed in Vaishali district, followed by three in Bhojpur district and two each in Buxar and Samastipur districts.

Jul 09, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

At least 30 killed in lightning, storm in Bihar

30 people died in Bihar in separated incidents caused by heavy rainfall and lightning.

May 29, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Lightning kills three in Uttarkashi

At least three people were killed and nine injured after being hit by lighting in Uttarkashi. 

May 27, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Lightning claims lives of four children in Bihar

The lightning struck the children when they were picking mangos in an orchard at Siya village, Kahalgaon Circle Officer Radhamohan Singh said.

May 25, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Dust storm, lightning kills 7 in Uttar Pradesh

At least seven persons were killed in dust storms and rains across Uttar Pradesh late on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

May 09, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
IMD, IAF team up to tackle lightning-related deaths

IMD, IAF team up to tackle lightning-related deaths

Last year, as least 424 people were killed as a result of lighting strikes in the country.

Apr 05, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

Lightning kills nine in Madhya Pradesh

Nine persons were killed after being struck by lightning in Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh which has been experiencing heavy rainfall, police said on Thursday.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Four die in lightning strike in Assam's Morigaon

Four persons were killed and three others critically injured after lightning struck this afternoon in Assam's Morigaon district.

Aug 30, 2016, 17:27 PM IST
Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

At least 40 people were killed and more than 35 others were injured in lightning strikes in Odisha in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Saturday. 

Jul 30, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Two killed after being struck by lightning

Two persons were killed after being stuck by lightning in separate incidents.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:24 PM IST
Youths struck by lightening: Cause of death not ascertained

Youths struck by lightening: Cause of death not ascertained

Viscera of two youths has been preserved as doctors could not ascertain the cause of their death

Jun 24, 2016, 12:26 PM IST
48 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar

48 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar

Bihar government has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the victims' families.

Jun 22, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Lightning claims 17 lives in Odisha

Lightning claims 17 lives in Odisha

At least seventeen people were killed and nine others injured in lightning that struck different parts of Odisha on Wednesday.

Jun 02, 2016, 09:19 AM IST
Storms, lightning and heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh; at least 12 dead

Storms, lightning and heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh; at least 12 dead

At least 12 people were killed across Uttar Pradesh (UP) due to storms, lightning and heavy rains, an official said on Monday.

May 30, 2016, 09:00 AM IST
At least 20 killed by lightning in Andhra Pradesh

At least 20 killed by lightning in Andhra Pradesh

At least 20 people were killed due to lightning in different parts of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday as heavy rains lashed the state under the impact of low pressure area.

Sep 07, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Narrow escape for Andhra, Tripura women cricket teams

 The women cricket teams of Andhra Pradesh and Tripura had a narrow escape when lightning struck during a match at Perecharla in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

Sep 07, 2015, 00:52 AM IST

Archer Rajni Patro's brother killed after being struck by lightning

An International woman archer of Jharkhand, Rajni Patro's elder brother, Ratanjay Patro was killed after he was struck by lightning at Kiriburu in West Singhbhum district, police said today.

Aug 27, 2015, 23:19 PM IST