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Lightning might've given early Earth the boost it needed to support life
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Lightning might've given early Earth the boost it needed to support life

Phosphorus is a vital building block of life as we know it and lightning strikes produce 110 and 11,000 kilogrammes of phosphorus a year.

Captivating 'blue jets', 'elves' spotted over Pacific Ocean by observatory at space station
science

Captivating 'blue jets', 'elves' spotted over Pacific Ocean by observatory at space station

An observatory on the space station captured a single blue jet and four ‘elves’ – UV emissions from the bottom of the ionosphere – during a thunderstorm.

Thunderstorms, lightning leave 110 dead in UP and Bihar, Nitish, Adityanath announce Rs 4 lakh ex gratia for next of kin
India

Thunderstorms, lightning leave 110 dead in UP and Bihar, Nitish, Adityanath announce Rs 4 lakh ex gratia for next of kin

According to a statement put out by the department, the deaths in lightning strikes occurred in 23 districts of Bihar, with Gopalganj accounting for the maximum number of casualties at 13.

Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat to receive heavy rains, predicts IMD; strong winds likely over north Bay of Bengal
India

Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat to receive heavy rains, predicts IMD; strong winds likely over north Bay of Bengal

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said that isolated places over Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat are likely to receive heavy rainfall

IMD predicts heavy rains for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Assam, Meghalaya
India

IMD predicts heavy rains for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Assam, Meghalaya

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday

IMD predicts heavy rains for Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal today; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal
India

IMD predicts heavy rains for Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal today; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted that isolated places in Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are likely to receive heavy rainfall

IMD predicts heavy rains for Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch region; isolated places of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra also set for heavy downpour
India

IMD predicts heavy rains for Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch region; isolated places of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra also set for heavy downpour

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that isolated places over Saurashtra and Kutch are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Saturday

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
India

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark

IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra, coastal AP, Telangana; lighting likely to occur over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra, coastal AP, Telangana; lighting likely to occur over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

IMD on Wednesday predicted that isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to witness heavy rainfall today

IMD predicts heavy rains over Rajasthan, UP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha
India

IMD predicts heavy rains over Rajasthan, UP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, East Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

Daily Bulletin: Lok Sabha likely to take up Triple Talaq Bill for debate and passage; India's first space war drill 'IndSpaceEx' to kickstart today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Lok Sabha likely to take up Triple Talaq Bill for debate and passage; India's first space war drill 'IndSpaceEx' to kickstart today; day's top stories

Lok Sabha likely to take contentious Triple Talaq Bill for consideration and passage today; India's first space war drill 'IndSpaceEx', likely to kickstart today; day's top stories

25 people killed, four injured in Bihar and Jharkhand due to lightning strikes, say police
India

25 people killed, four injured in Bihar and Jharkhand due to lightning strikes, say police

Bihar is also witnessing heavy rains and the disaster management department said the state had received an average rainfall of 28.9 mm on Wednesday.

32 people killed in Uttar Pradesh, four in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district after being struck by lightning
India

32 people killed in Uttar Pradesh, four in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district after being struck by lightning

A day earlier, lightning had claimed one life in Uttar Pradesh. Thirteen others were injured due to the same reason, an official statement added.

Rare footage of positive lightning captured by Florida woman cribbing about weather
science

Rare footage of positive lightning captured by Florida woman cribbing about weather

The positive lightning struck when she least expected, just like lightning usually does!

Lightning can most certainly hit the same place twice — astronomers show us how
science

Lightning can most certainly hit the same place twice — astronomers show us how

When lightning strikes, some negative charge is stored in a thundercloud, seeding a second strike.

Does Apple lack the 'courage' to push USB-C or does it simply not care anymore?
News & Analysis

Does Apple lack the 'courage' to push USB-C or does it simply not care anymore?

Does Apple simply lack the courage to double down on a standard it helped popularise?

Lightning kills fives, severely injures one in Bokaro and Lohardaga districts of Jharkhand
India

Lightning kills fives, severely injures one in Bokaro and Lohardaga districts of Jharkhand

Four minor boys were killed when lightning struck a house in which they took shelter during rain and thunderstorm in Alkusha village of Bokaro district in Jharkhand on Monday

NASA's Juno spacecraft solves the 39-year-old mystery of origin of Jupiter lightning
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NASA's Juno spacecraft solves the 39-year-old mystery of origin of Jupiter lightning

Juno recorded emissions from Jupiter across a wide spectrum of frequencies to unravel the mystery of Jupiter lightning.

Uttar Pradesh thunderstorm: Death toll rises to 15 as heavy rains, lightning create havoc in various districts
India

Uttar Pradesh thunderstorm: Death toll rises to 15 as heavy rains, lightning create havoc in various districts

Thunderstorm and lightning struck parts of Uttar Pradesh, claiming 15 lives at various places on Tuesday, according to ANI.

Massive dust storm hits Delhi late on Tuesday night; IMD issues fresh warning for next 72 hours
India

Massive dust storm hits Delhi late on Tuesday night; IMD issues fresh warning for next 72 hours

A massive dust storm hit Delhi in the early hours on Wednesday, 16 May.