Around 215 people — farmers, rural labourers and cattle graziers — have now died from strikes in the country's poorest state since late March, authorities said.
The horrific video shows a blinding white flash fill the screen, temporarily obscuring the car ahead, a black vehicle with items strapped to its roof and rear.
The deaths occurred on Sunday evening. Fourteen people died in Prayagraj, five in Kanpur Dehat, three each in Firozabad and Kaushambhi and two each in Unnao and Chitrakoot after Lightning struck them, according to local media.
As many as 18.5 million lightning strikes were recorded in India between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021, according to India’s second annual report on lightning released by the Lightning Resilient India Campaign (LRIC) recently. This is an increase
Less than three weeks later, Zaborovsky has returned to the pitch. The only thing that reminds him of what could have been a deadly incident is a burn on his chest, where he had been wearing a chain.
Fourteen adult elephants were found dead by villagers on Thursday, and another four bodies were found scattered on the foothills of the Kundoli reserve forest area of Assam, 160 kilometers from the state capital of Dispur, local wildlife official M.K Yadava told Reuters.
According to the reports in local dailies, the lightning struck a few metres from a ferry parked at a quay.
A flight from the western city of Mumbai to Kolkata, was caught in the storm as it was about to land. Eight passengers were injured with four taken to hospital. "One passenger is still admitted in the hospital. The others have been discharged," the airport's director C. Pattabhi said.
Mohammad Nawaz said eleven bodies were recovered from the debris of mud and brick houses in the Torghar district, and rescuers were searching for the remaining victims, which included women and children. Authorities in Abbottabad said a mudslide in the suburbs also killed a couple and their child...
A government administrator for the town said to the media that the bride was not with the wedding party, Sakib Al-Rabby, confirming 16 people died as several bolts struck within a few seconds of each other in the western district of Chapainawabganj.