Atleast 15 killed in separate incidents of lightning in Odisha



Atleast 15 people were killed and 14 others injured as lightning struck at different places in Odisha. Severe weather conditions have thrown normal life out of gear in the state. Because of the thunderstorm and heavy rainfall, emergency services including electricity, water and telephone communication have been disrupted in many coastal parts of Odisha.

Special relief commissioner’s office reported the total number of lightning deaths till date in 2016 is 85.