Lightning Strikes
India  /  Published 20.08.22

Lightening hits Deoghar school, children hurt

Ten students at a primary school in Deogarh district of Odisha were critically injured after lightning struck the school building on Friday. The students with burns have been shifted to hospital for ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.22

Lightning strikes kill two farmers in Nadia

Two persons were killed and two others injured when lightning struck them during a heavy thunder shower at two places at Karimpur in Nadia on Thursday afternoon. The victims were farmers who were wor...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Lightning kills 4 in Digha & elsewhere

Four persons were killed in lightning strikes in East and West Midnapore on Friday afternoon, including two who were bathing in the Digha sea. Four tourists, including a woman, were also injured in t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 20.06.22

17 people killed in lightning

At least 17 people were killed in lightning strikes during thunderstorm in eight districts of Bihar on Sunday. Among these, six were in Bhagalpur and three in Vaishali district, while the rest were i...
By PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 12.06.22

Lightning strike kills soldier

A lightning strike killed a soldier along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. Rifleman Lokendra Singh (30) was deployed at a forward post a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar


News  /  Published 23.01.22

Thunderbolt strikes Bansdroni flat

A 72-year-old woman was found dead with burn injuries inside a store room with a tin shed that caught fire in Netaji Nagar after 12.30pm on Saturday. Bakul Adhikary, a resident of Vidyasagar Colony, ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Bansdroni

News  /  Published 21.09.21

Thunder, lightning & global warming link

An almost unending spell of thunderclaps interspersed with growls and rumbles and accompanied by flashes of lightning jolted many Kolkatans out of their sleep early on Monday morning. Bengal is prone...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.21

Lightning, thunder alert for 48hrs

The IMD's Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Thursday afternoon issued an alert of lightning and thunder in the next 48 hours across several districts of Jharkhand. Weathermen said lightning an...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 05.08.21

Lightning kills 17 of Bangla party

At least 17 people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Wednesday when lightning struck a wedding party on a boat in northwestern Bangladesh, officials said. The lightning hit as the boat rea...
By PTI in Dhaka

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Bengal tops in lightning deaths

Bengal recorded the highest number of lightning strikes from cloud to ground per square kilometre in India in 2020, according to a recent report. South Asia Lightning Report 2020, prepared by Earth N...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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