Lightening Storm Kills 47 People In India

A heavy lightening storm have claimed the lives of not less 47 people in a streak of bad weather attacks this month. Disaster management officials in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand states said a combined total of 47 people had died in overnight storms in the Northern region of India.
A state disaster management official, Yoginder Singh, confirmed the story to the press, saying that Bihar was the worst hit area in the region. He said: “At least 19 people have been confirmed dead. 11 of them due to lightning.’
T.P. Gupta, an official from the Uttar Pradesh disaster management department, also confirmed the devastating disaster. He said: “Fifteen people were killed by overnight lightning and high speed winds.”
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