Lightning in India Leaves Over 100 People Dead, Dozens Injured

More than 100 People Died Due to Lightning in India While Several Others Left Injured

LIGHTNING IN INDIA – More than 100 lives were taken by lightning during the early stages of monsoon while dozens more were left injured.

Currently, several countries are facing multiple huge challenges. More than 200 countries and territories across the globe now are facing the COVID-19 pandemic which has already claimed over 400,000 lives worldwide.

This pandemic is not the only problem for some countries. For example, in India, the annual monsoon has begun and several lives were lost to certain factors related to the said season.

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One of the risks during the monsoon season is the lightning strike. One strike can really cost several lives and this natural occurrence cannot be predicted nor controlled.

Lightning in India
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Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the annual monsoon season is just starting but the lightning in India has already claimed more than 100 lives. Dozens were left injured by the lightning strikes as well.

The death record now is at 107 after 83 people in the eastern state Bihar and 24 individuals in northern state Uttar Praddesh were left dead by the lightning strikes.

According to the report, speaking to AFP, Bihar’s Disaster Management Minister Lakshmeshwar Rai expressed that the latest record is one of the highest daily records they had in recent years.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already expressed his condolences to the families of those who died of the lightning in India. Also, he assured that relief works are on the move for the victims’ families.

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