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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.

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.

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. 

Two killed after being struck by lightning

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.