Tag: Lightning

Nine killed in lightning across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as nine persons were killed and six others injured in lightning strikes at different places across Odisha today. In Bhadrak district, a youth was killed as lightning struck him at Jalamandua under Bhandaripokhari block while another person died and three were seriously injured at Radhanathapur under Basudevpur block. A woman was also […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Met issues lightning alert for 19 districts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While heavy rains continue to lash most parts of Odisha due to monsoon winds and low pressure in Bay of Bengal, the regional office of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 19 districts of Odisha on Tuesday. The warning has been issued for Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapra, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Met issues lightning warning in 16 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological department today forecast thunderstorm and lightning for 16 districts of the State and issued warning for these districts. It cautioned the people of 16 districts to stay indoors or take shelter at safe locations till 4.30pm. The districts for which the lightning warning was issued are: Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning in 14 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 14 districts of Odisha. It has also forecast heavy rainfall in the southern regions of the State in the next 48 hours. The districts which have been put on alert are Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Khurda, Deogarh, Cuttack, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Thunderstorm, lighting warning for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The regional meteorological department issued thunderstorm and lighting warning for 16 districts in Odisha here on Thursday. The alert has been issued for Gajapati, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Bolangir, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Koraput, Sonepur, Puri, Khurda, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore and Bhadrak. As per the latest bulleting of the regional meteorological department, thunderstorm and lightning warning has […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning in 18 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 18 districts of Odisha. According to sources, the districts likely to be hit by thunderstorm and lightning are Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Koraput, Malkangiri and Gajapati. It has also cautioned the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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IMD forecasts heavy rains, lightning in 16 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted heavy rainfall and lightning in 16 districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. The districts likely to be hit by thunderstorm and lightning include Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Nuapada and Bolangir. IMD has advised people in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha recorded 280 lightning deaths in last five months: SRC

Bhubaneswar: As many as 280 people including 27 children were killed due to lightning since April this year, official sources said today. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) B P Sethi said Ganjam and Mayurbhanj districts reported the highest number of 30 deaths each while Sonepur has recorded zero casualty. The deaths due to lightning occurred in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Lightning toll reaches 40 in State

Bhubaneswar: Lightning claimed six more lives in State today taking the toll to 40 in last four days. Two from Balasore district and one each from Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam and Keonjhar district were among the casualties. Lightning struck while most of them were working in fields. Sambhunath Muduli of Odasala in Balasore district was killed […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lightning claims 16 lives today, toll reaches 34 in 2 days

Bhubaneswar: In a series of tragic incidents, at least 16 people were killed and nine others got injured after being struck by lightning in different parts of Odisha today, taking the death toll to 34 in two days. As per reports, maximum number of four deaths was reported from Cuttack district, while there were three […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CM Naveen announces Rs 4L ex-gratia for family of lightning victims

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of 18 persons who were killed by lightning in different parts of the state on Sunday. The announcement was made through a tweet from the Chief Minister’s official handle. CM @Naveen_Odisha expressed grief at death of 18 persons […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Lightning claims 14 lives across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Fourteen persons were killed and six other injured in lightning at various places across Odisha today. In Balasore district, while one person each was killed at Mahamadabad village under Srijanga panchayat and at Kuligan under Khandapada police limits, five persons were injured in total. Similarly in Bhadrak district, lightning claimed one life each at […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Lightning claims two lives in Bolangir

Bolangir: A father and daughter were reportedly killed when lightning struck them in Chingerbandh village under Patnagarh block of Bolangir district on Thursday. According to reports, while working on agricultural field, the father and daughter died on the spot after being struck by lightning. Both were moved to Patnagarh hospital, where the doctor in-charge pronounced […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lightning kills 5 in Odisha in three separate incidents

Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were killed in three separate incidents in Dhenkanal, Nuapada and Balasore districts in lightning strikes on Thursday. While violent storms and heavy rains lashed large parts of the state, lightning killed three including a couple of Jatia village under Parjang block in Khamakshyanagar, Dhenkanal. Another person in Bherunia village and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Lightning kills 3 in Odisha

Jeypore: In two separate tragic incidents, three persons including a woman and her son were killed after being struck by a lightning here at at Kharagpur village in Kotpad block of Korapaut district on Sunday. Another 15 year-old boy was also severely injured in the incident and has been admitted to a nearby hospital. In another […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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