Lightning Deaths
West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

Lightning kills 8 in Birbhum

Lightning killed at least eight persons, including four women, in Birbhum district on Tuesday evening. Police sources said three persons each were killed in the Bolpur and Suri subdivisions of the di...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.19

Jharkhand school lessons on bolt safety

Lightning, which kills over 130 people in Jharkhand on an average every year, will be a part of the academic curriculum in over 2,000 government schools from the next session.A proposal by the disaste...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.19

Battle against the bolt

Jharkhand, which sees over 200 lightning deaths annually, will be the starting point of a national campaign that aims to set up an early warning system to prevent such fatalities.The effort is being s...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.20

Lightning kills four children

Lightning killed four children, three in Palamau and one in Garhwa, on Monday.The kids were in the age group of nine to 12.The three in Palamau were killed in Chainpur, around 177km from Ranchi, aroun...
By TT Bureau in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

North Bengal monsoon misery

Heavy monsoon rains have lashed north Bengal since Tuesday night, leaving five farmers dead in lightning and one in landslides. The lightning deaths occurred in Malda where a group of people was worki...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


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