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.

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.

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.

Six persons killed by lightning in Telangana

Six persons were killed and a further six were injured due to lightning in the Adilabad district of Telangana.

Laser beams may control path of lightning

Laser beams may control path of lightning

Scientists have found how to use lasers to guide electric discharges and steer them around obstacles, a finding that may allow humans to control the path of lightning.

Four killed by lightning in West Bengal

At least four people have been killed after being struck by lighting in the Burdwan and Howrah Districts of West Bengal.Several districts in the southern part of West Bengal are witnessing heavy rains and thunderstorms for the last couple of days.Train services in the region were also disrupted after some overhead power cables snapped due to incessant rains.Several mud houses and trees were also uprooted in the rain affected areas.

Three killed, 50 injured as lightning strikes in Assam

Three persons were killed and at least 50 others injured when lightning struck in Assam's Cachar district, police said on Wednesday.

Heat, lightning kills two in Karnataka

The intense heat wave prevailing in Karnataka has claimed one life while another person was fatally struck by lightning in Kalaburgi district, an official said on Saturday.

Lightning kills two in Tripura

 A school student and a woman were killed and five other people injured in lightning strikes in Tripura, official said here on Monday.

Lightning kills five in Bihar

 At least five people, including two children and a woman, were killed on Sunday when they were struck by lightning in Bihar`s Madhepura district, officials said.

Dust storm, lightning kill five in UP

Five people including a woman were killed late Friday after a dust storm and lightning hit many parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

Do cosmic rays trigger lightning?

Do cosmic rays trigger lightning?

Using a radio observatory to monitor electromagnetic bursts caused by cosmic rays, scientists have been able to measure the intense electric fields inside thunderclouds that can reveal the origin of lightning.

Two killed by lightning in Uttarakhand; snowfall, rains continue

Two persons, including an adolescent, were killed after being struck by lightning in two separate incidents in Uttarakhand amid continuing snowfall in the higher reaches of the hill districts and unseasonal rains lashing the plain areas of the state.

Lightning strike, crop loss claim four lives in UP

Two people were killed by lightning and two others died of shock as unseasonal rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, destroyed standing crops in their fields in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening.

Shut artificial lights of your smartphones to avoid being sick

Shut artificial lights of your smartphones to avoid being sick

 A new study has demonstrated that inadequate exposure to natural light during the day and overexposure to artificial light at night can make one sick.

Six people killed in lightning strike in Odisha

Six people were killed and around 12 were injured after being struck by a lightning in Jaripada village of Odisha's Khordha district.

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.