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Weather: Lightning and thunderstorm

Heavy showers pound Chennai, 3 dead in rain related incidents

Dec 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The intense spell may turn out to be one of the heaviest witnessed in recent years, while police said three subways were closed and in view of inundation and traffic moved at a snail's pace in at least 14 arterial city thoroughfares.

Kerala Rains: IMD Issues Orange Alert For 8 Districts Amid Incessant Downpour, Thunderstorms

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The southern state was ravaged by heavy downpour and subsequent landslides in the south-central districts on October 15 and 16 which resulted in the loss of 42 lives and six people going missing.

IMD Issues Yellow Alert For Parts Of MP, Predicts Thunderstorms, Lightning

The alert. which is valid till Sunday morning, has come at a time when the mercury has dipped below 20 degrees Celsius, marking the onset of winter in the state.

IMD Issues Yellow Alert For MP, 21 Districts Likely To Get Hit By Heavy Rain And Thunderstorms

Aug 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the IMD, heavy rainfall (64.5 mm to 115.5 mm) with thunderstorm and lightning may hit isolated places of Sagar, Chhatarpur, Damoh, Tikamgarh, Panna, Niwari, Rewa, Satna, Anuppur, Umaria, Dindori, Katni and Narsinghpur districts.

Lightning Deaths: 8 Killed In Jharkhand, 5 Die In Odisha

In the past two decades, lightning activity has shown an increasing trend in the country, especially in the northeast, east and parts of peninsular India.

25 July, 2021

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

Associated Press (AP)

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark

15 July, 2021

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

Associated Press (AP)

China has experienced a construction boom in recent years, along with the graduation of record numbers of engineers and project managers

12 July, 2021

Dharamshala Flash Floods: PM Modi, Amit Shah Assure Help As Rains Batter Himachal

Outlook Web Bureau

The MeT department has issued an orange weather warning of heavy to very heavy rains in plains and mid-hills on July 12 and 13 July and yellow weather warning for July 14 and 15.

12 July, 2021

Lightning Strikes Kill 56 In UP And Rajasthan, Ex-Gratia Announced For Victims

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed pain at the loss of lives in various parts of the country due to lightning and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased.

12 July, 2021

Rajasthan: 18 Killed By Lightning, Some Were Taking Selfies On A Watch Tower

Outlook Web Bureau

Those on the watch tower fell when lightning struck late in the evening

13 May, 2021

18 Elephants Die As Lightning Strikes In Assam’s Nagaon

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place at a hill in the Kundoli proposed reserve forest in the Kathiatoli range on Wednesday night.


13 March, 2021

Watch: 4 Struck By Lightning In Gurugram; Survive

Outlook Web Bureau

The four survivors are being treated in hospital for severe burns

26 November, 2020

Air, Metro, Bus Services Resume In Tamil Nadu


Transport operations resumed in the state after Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry.

26 June, 2020

Death Toll In Bihar Lightning Strike Climbs To 92; RJD Demands Rs 10 Lakh Each For Deceased

Outlook Web Bureau

According to a statement, the deaths in lighting strikes happened in 23 districts of the state, with Gopalganj accounting for the maximum number of casualties at 13.

24 July, 2019

Lightning Strikes Kill 23 In Bihar, Jharkhand

Outlook Web Bureau

The deaths in lightning strikes occurred since Tuesday night, police said.

22 July, 2019

Lightning Strikes Kill 35 In Uttar Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Thirty-five persons have been killed due to lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh as heavy rains lashed across the state.

27 April, 2019

Cyclone Fani: Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Intensifies Into Cyclonic Storm; Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm Forecast for Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

The cyclone will move northwestwards and reach near north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coasts on April 30.


17 April, 2019

IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Warning For North And Northeastern India

Outlook Web Bureau

Several parts of north and central India have been witnessing thunderstorms, dust storms, lightning and heavy rains since Sunday.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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