Not less than 11 folks died and 4 others injured in lightning strikes in West Bengal’s Bankura, Purba Bardhaman and Howrah districts on Monday, as thunderstorms affected components of the southern areas of the state, official sources stated.
5 folks every died in Bankura and Purba Bardhaman, and one particular person in Howrah district.
In Bankura, two individuals, together with a lady, died in Onda and Bankura Sadar police station areas when lightning struck the fields the place they had been working, sources stated.
Two others additionally died in Onda space, and one other one in Gangajalghati.
Three individuals died in separate thunder strikes in numerous villages below Galsi police station space of Purba Bardhaman district, after they had been working within the fields, sources stated.
Lightning additionally struck a bit of farmland at Dubrajhat below Khandaghosh police station space leaving a lady useless.
One particular person died and 4 others had been injured when lightning struck them after they had been bathing in a pond at Talit village below Dewandighi police station space, sources stated.
In Howrah district’s Bagnan space, a 50-year-old man died in a thunder strike because the farmer took shelter below a tree throughout a thunderstorm.
The Met division has forecast rain or thunderstorm in some locations of South Bengal on Tuesday.
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