Storm in Jharkhand: 12 people died due to sky lightning in Jharkhand

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Ranchi. At least 12 people were killed in lightning strikes in different parts of Jharkhand in the last two days. An official gave this information on Saturday.

The official said that a woman and her daughter were killed by lightning in Barwada area of ​​Dhanbad district, while two people died in Behragora of Jamshedpur and Chirodih of Gumla district on Friday. .

On Thursday, seven people were killed by sky lightning. One person each died in Chatra, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Bokaro and Khunti districts and two in Hussainabad in Palamu. An official of the state’s disaster management department said the families of the victims have been approached for compensation. has been done and the districts have been asked to verify. Death toll

The Jharkhand government has given a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the family of the person who died due to lightning strike. Trees and electricity poles were uprooted in many parts of the state due to strong winds and rain in the state for the last two days. Jamshedpur recorded the highest rainfall of 79 mm on Friday. Bokaro recorded 52.4 mm and Ranchi 5.9 mm.

Abhishek Anand, in-charge of the Ranchi Meteorological Centre, said the weather is likely to improve from Saturday as the rains are likely to reduce. “However, western and central parts of the state are likely to experience light to moderate rain on Saturday,” he said. Anand said the cold weather will turn warm again due to rain and from May 28. The temperature will start to rise. is growing

PC:Navbharat Times

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