No less than 76 individuals have been killed by lightning in the most recent two days as rough storms and overwhelming monsoon lashed Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, emergency administration authorities said on Wednesday.

Source: Indian Express
Source: Indian Express

Bihar reported a large portion of the passings after an overnight storm, which harmonized with the landing of the rainstorm in the eastern state on Tuesday, left 56 people dead. Bihar emergency administration priest Chandrashekhar cautioned that the toll could be higher, news organization ANI said. Despite the fact that lightning strikes are generally basic amid the June-October storm, the loss of life is especially high for two days.

Lightning Kills Atleast 56 As Rain And Storm Lashes Bihar
Source: The Hindustan Times

We have affirmation of 47 passings and trepidation the toll may go up as reports are pouring in from different areas,” a senior authority at Bihar’s emergency administration office, told AFP. Five passings were accounted for from Rohtas and Patna, trailed by four each in Aurangabad, Nalanda and Buxar locale. Three passings were accounted for from Saharsa, two from Bhojpur and East Champaran and one each from Banka, Muzaffarpur, Madhepura and Samastipur.

Source: rediff
Source: rediff

Lightning massacres thousands consistently, a large portion of them agriculturists harvesting the ground. More than 2,500 individuals were executed by lightning in India in 2014, as per the National Crime Records Bureau, the latest figures concluded.

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