Climate crisis triggers spike in lightning strike deaths in India

Faizuddin is still traumatised from the lightning strike that killed his three friends as they took selfies atop a 400-year-old fort in India, where climate change is making lethal strikes more common. Dozens of people have met similarly gruesome ends…

Lightning strike kills 17 wedding party guests in Bangladesh

At least 17 members of a wedding party have died in Bangladesh after being struck by lightning, officials said. Fourteen other people, including the groom, were injured. The bride was not with the wedding party. The party was disembarking from…

Lightning kills more than 105 people in northern Indian monsoons

More than 105 people died from lightning strikes in northern and eastern India officials said, at the beginning of the annual monsoon season. A large number of people were killed in the impoverished eastern state of Bihar after being struck…

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