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2020 India Lightning Report: Highlights

Compared to 2019, there was a 22.6% increase in lightning in India last year. This is according to Earth Networks ‘2020 India Lightning Report’. Highlights of the report Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Karnataka received the most lightning pulses. During the year 2020, Maharashtra and Karnataka were among the top 10 States ..

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Bihar had maximum deaths due to lightning strikes since 2019

India’s second annual Lightning Report was recently published. According to it, lightning in India has become the biggest cause of death by forces of nature. Highlights On July 11, 2021 lightning strikes killed about 70 people in different parts India, including Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Findings of second annual Lightning Report As per the report, ..

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Assam Elephants Death-Report indicates Lighting

Around eighteen Asian elephants died in Nagaon district of Assam recently. It is a proposed reserve forest. Prior to this, such mass death of elephants occurred in 2001. Around 21 elephants were poisoned to death in 2001 in the adjoining tiger reserves of Pakke and Nameri across Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. What happened? On the ..

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IMD releases a report titled ‘Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning’

The report titled ‘Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning’ has been prepared by Climate Resilient Observing Systems Promotion Council (CROSPC), a research body of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). It’s a first-of-its-kind report on lightning incidents in India. As per report, in the 4-month period between April and July, Odisha recorded the highest number of lightning strikes in ..

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