Tag: Lightning Strike

Odisha: Two killed, 21 injured in lightning strike during football match
Odisha: Two killed, 21 injured in lightning strike during football match

Two persons were declared brought dead by a doctor at the Hatibari Community Health Centre (CHC) when they were taken there.

  • Monday, 10 October 2022
Woman, niece among 3 killed in separate lightning strike incidents in Mayurbhanj
5 killed in separate lightning strike incidents in Odisha

A cowherd was killed after he was struck by lightning while he had gone to graze his cattle at Barudihi village under Tiring police limits. 

  • Sunday, 28 August 2022
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Video of lightning strike on Mecca clock tower goes viral #watch

Over 1.4 million people have already watched the video since it was posted on Twitter on August 5

  • Tuesday, 09 August 2022
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Death toll from lightning strike near White House rises to 3

D.C. police told reporters on Friday that a 29-year-old man died from his injuries caused by the lightning strike in Lafayette Square just north of the White House on Thursday evening, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Saturday, 06 August 2022
5 dead, 5 critical in lightning strikes across Odisha

Five persons died and as many persons were critically injured in lightning strikes in several parts of Odisha on Friday evening.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
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Watch horrific lightning strike truck, rare incident caught on camera

Though the truck got “completely fried” in the incident, however no one is hurt.

  • Tuesday, 12 July 2022
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4 killed, 2 critical in lightning strike in Nuapada

The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained.

  • Sunday, 19 June 2022
14,295 Died Due To Lightning Between 2016-2020

Kanimozhi Karunanidhi had also asked the reason for the government to not notify lightning as a natural calamity despite the increase in deaths and damage caused by it.

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
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Lightning Strikes Killed 1621 Persons In 4 Years: Odisha Disaster Management Minister

Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi on Friday said that 1621 persons have been killed in lightning strikes across Odisha till date since 2018

  • Friday, 03 September 2021
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Lightning strikes wedding party in Bangladesh, 17 dead

A massive lightning strike in Bangladesh's Chapainawabganj district killed 17 members of a marriage party travelling on a boat

  • Wednesday, 04 August 2021
4 dead, 3 injured in lightning strikes across Odisha

Khurda/Baripada/Balasore: As many as four persons died and three others were injured in lightning strikes at separate places across Odisha today. In Khurda, two persons, identified as Paramananda Mahabhoi of Sarua village and Sanjay Naik of Kunjuri village died after being struck by lightning. Similarly, Dinesh Naik and Babita Naik of Kunjuri village and Ramesh […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
2 killed, 12 injured in lightning strike during football match

Rourkela: Two persons were killed and 12 others severely injured today after they were struck by lightning during a football match in Paraba of Jharkhand bordering Odisha’s Sundergarh district. As per reports, a team from Hatibari in Sundergarh district had gone to Paraba for the football match. Though the deceased have not been identified, sources […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
2 killed, 7 injured by lightning strikes in Odisha

Kendrapara/Puri: As many as two persons were killed while seven others were injured by lightning strikes at different places in Odisha today. In a tragic incident, two persons of a family were killed while two others were injured when lightning struck a country boat at Jamboo village in Kendrapara. According to sources, a woman and […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha to sign MoU for early lightning warning system soon: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over rise in the number of casualties due to lightning strike incidents, Odisha government will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with US-based Lightning analysing system ‘Earth Network’. Informing about the development, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi stated that the agreement with the US-basd firm will be signed this week. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
One killed, seven injured in lightning

Dhenkanal: One person was killed while seven others injured in lightning strikes at different places in Odisha on Saturday. A woman was killed when lightning struck her at Badadwar village in Nayagarh, while six persons of Kankadasada village sustained injuries in lightning strike while they were collecting Tolla in the nearby Similpal forest in Dhenkanal […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021