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Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

At least 41 people were killed as storms and lightning struck the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on the weekend, officials said.

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed - investigation

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed - investigation

Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy

Italy weather anguish continues as lightning strike kills tourist

Italy weather anguish continues as lightning strike kills tourist

A German tourist has died during a storm in Italy, in the latest death after a week of terrible weather.

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

Storm uprooted trees, knocked down power poles, grounded flights and disrupted trains across northern, eastern and southern states, including the capital, New Delhi, on Sunday evening.

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed in lightning strikes as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country, an official said Thursday.

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning killed 21 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials said on Monday.

Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a series of deadly landslides in the country.

Deaths from lightning surge in Bangladesh

Deaths from lightning surge in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has seen a near-record number of deaths this year from a phenomenon that appears to be worsening with climate change: lightning strikes.

Lightning kills at least 67 as monsoon sweeps India

Lightning kills at least 67 as monsoon sweeps India

At least 67 people have been killed by lightning in India over the past two days, disaster management officials said on Wednesday, as the annual monsoon rains sweep the country.

8 seriously hurt by lightning at German rock festival

8 seriously hurt by lightning at German rock festival

Eight people were seriously injured after being struck by lightning at a rock festival in western Germany on Friday night, the festival organiser said.

 Eleven people struck by lightning in Paris, six seriously hurt

Eleven people struck by lightning in Paris, six seriously hurt

Nine children and two adults were struck by a bolt of lightning in a park in Paris on Saturday and four of them have suffered life-threatening injuries, a spokesman for the French fire-fighting service said.

Lightning kills 59 in Bangladesh in three days

Lightning kills 59 in Bangladesh in three days

Lightning strikes have killed an unprecedented 59 people in Bangladesh in three days as tropical thunderstorms