Assam: Lightning and storm killed 14 people, including two minors


At least 14 people, including two minors, have been killed in thunderstorms and lightning in Assam since Thursday.

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that storms and heavy rains have been falling in many parts of Assam since Thursday.

Lightning and severe storms have left a trail of destruction in the state of Assam, destroying property.

Lighting and severe storms in Assam since Thursday have damaged homes, uprooted trees and cut off power lines.
In Assam, the storm killed at least six people – two in Baksa, one in Dibrugarh and three in Tinsukia districts.
A 12-year-old boy reached at least four of you on a stormy night in Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Friday.

Three people were killed in a storm in Assam’s Barpeta district on Friday.

A 15-year-old boy was killed in a lightning strike in Assam’s Goalpara district, the ASDM said.

ASDMA added that more than 12 houses and other institutions in Assam have been damaged in the last few days due to the severe storm.

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