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California fires claim 6 lives, threaten thousands of homes

Many of the fires were sparked by lightning strikes, nearly 12,000 of them caused by brief thunderstorms since last weekend

22 Aug 2020 11:47 AM

Early warning system works wonder, lightning deaths dip

The State Emergency Operations Centre is functioning in the office of the Special Relief Commissioner on 24×7 basis.

15 Jul 2019 6:32 AM

First monsoon showers hit Nashik, 2 killed in lightning strikes

According to the meteorological department, the district received 70.2 mm rain till Thursday morning from Wednesday.

21 Jun 2018 3:57 PM

Mumbai: 3 CISF jawans injured after lightning strikes them in Thane

The jawans were at the shooting range for practice when the incident took place at around 2.40 pm, the official said.

10 Oct 2017 8:12 PM

US woman, struck by lightning, recovers miraculously, gets back to normal life

Mother of three whose heart stopped beating after she was struck by lightning survives all odds to resume normal life.

13 Jul 2017 3:31 PM