At least 11 people were struck by lightning and died while taking a selfie at a historic fort in northern India. In addition, another 58 people were struck by deadly lightning during storms in the monsoon season, especially in northern India.
The 11 people who died while taking a selfie survived the torrential storm with torrential rain on a watchtower at the 12th-century Amber Castle in the state of Amber Castle, a police spokesman told dpa on Monday. Rajasthan. Some other people were also in the building at the time on Sunday – and some jumped in.
There have been many storm victims particularly in Uttar Pradesh. Most of the 42 people were from farming families or homeless people who were also outdoors during the storm.
Violent storms come with lightning strikes in case Common during the monsoon season from June to September. According to the weather forecast, there will be more storms in the coming days. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to pay compensation to the families of the dead and injured. (sda/dpa)