Lightning strike killed one and injured three persons in Indian city of Gurugram on Friday. The victims were trying to take shelter and protect themselves from the rain when they were struck by lightning.
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 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.
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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.