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Five dead, 150 injured after multiple lightning strikes at South Poland's Tatra Mountains; rescuers search for three missing
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Five dead, 150 injured after multiple lightning strikes at South Poland's Tatra Mountains; rescuers search for three missing

Three people were missing on Friday in southern Poland after a deadly thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains.

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.

Lightening takes away woman’s eldest, and her cash compensation
India

Lightening takes away woman’s eldest, and her cash compensation

In one of Bundelkhand’s most remote and drought-prone tehsils — Mau, the grief over the death of a child is quickly overshadowed by the more urgent need for money to survive. In this story, an estranged couple forget their loss in the fight for the compensation they are due.

Over 100 kanwariyas injured,12 critical after lightning struck Muzaffarnagar camp
India

Over 100 kanwariyas injured,12 critical after lightning struck Muzaffarnagar camp

More than 100 kanwariyas were injured, of whom at least a dozen are critical, after their camp in Uttar Pradesh was hit by lightning early on Thursday, police said.

Lightning strikes in Bihar kill at least 26 in 24 hours; MeT predicts inclement weather on Monday
India

Lightning strikes in Bihar kill at least 26 in 24 hours; MeT predicts inclement weather on Monday

Lightning strikes during the June-September monsoon season are common across Bihar, with bamboo and grass huts more at risk.

Bihar lightning strikes and rain-induced wall collapses kill 23 in separate incidents
India

Bihar lightning strikes and rain-induced wall collapses kill 23 in separate incidents

At least 23 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike and wall collapse triggered by squall in Bihar on Sunday

UP: Lightning strikes kill 12 people
India

UP: Lightning strikes kill 12 people

Over a dozen people were killed in lightning strikes in many parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh as more rains are likely in the state on Saturday.