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Weather: Lightning and thunderstorm

Porch of Anasagar Baradari monument, collapsed due to heavy lightning, in Ajmer.

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The mother and the relatives of Abhishek mourn for him after he died in a lightning strike, at Chakla village in Ormanjhi block of Ranchi.

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Hugh crowd gathers after three fishermen died allegedly due to lightning strikes at Satna district in Madhya Pradesh.

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Carcass of an elephant at the site where eighteen elephants are believed to have died in lightning strikes, at Bamuni Hills in Nagaon district.

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An elephant dies after being stuck by lightening near Bamuni Hills in Kondoli, Nagaon district.

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A lightning appears in the sky during a thunderstorm, in Bengaluru.

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A bolt of lightening is seen above the Kangra Valley in Dharmsala.

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Clouds cover the sky over the Ernst-Taehlmann-Park housing estate after a thunderstorm in Berlin, Germany.

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A rare lightning storm crackles over Mitchell's Cove in Santa Cruz, California around 3 a.m. The severe storm system rolled through the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas early Sunday, packing a combination of dry lightning and high winds that triggered wildfires throughout the region.

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A collapsed wall and other damages caused by the lightning, at Har Ki Paidi in Haridwar.

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A collapsed wall and other damages caused by the lightning, at Har Ki Paidi in Haridwar.

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A strike of lightning illuminates the sky, at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad.

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People come out of their houses after a lightning incident that claimed lives of two teenaged student, in Dandol village under Khunti district of Jharkhand.

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Villagers carry a woman to a hospital after getting injured in a lightning strike, in Katihar district of Bihar. Twenty-six people were killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar.

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Railing of Taj Mahal damaged after the thunderstorm in Agra.

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Family Members of the victims are seen outside Government Hospital after lightning struck them in Khalpura village of Saran district in Chhapra

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Bolts of lightning are seen in the sky during a thunderstorm, in Bikaner.

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A flash of lightning lights up a raincloud hovering over a township in Dharamsala.

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Streaks of rain and dark clouds are seen over the Kangra Valley in Dharamsala. The region saw heavy rains and thunderstorm Saturday morning.

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Bolts of lightning flash across the sky during thunderstorm and rain over the suburbs, in Mumbai.

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Lightning is seen over the city of Stuttgart, southern Germany.

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A bolt of lightning flash seen across the sky during thunderstorm and rain over the suburbs of Jabalpur.

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Bolts of lightning flash across the sky during thunderstorm and rain over the suburbs, in Mumbai.

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Wheat grain lie damaged in the open after a thunderstorm in Bhopal

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Police personnel look on as people remove a fallen tree obstructing traffic, after a thunderstorm, in Jaipur.

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People look at the destruction caused by a thunderstorm, in Imphal.

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Lightning is seen during a thunderstorm in Ghaziabad, .

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This time exposure photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department shows a series of lightning strikes over Santa Barbara, California, seen from Stearns Wharf in the city's harbor.

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Lightning is seen during a thunderstorm over the Raisina Hills area of New Delhi, Friday, April 6, 2018. Change in the weather brought much-awaited respite in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) which was reeling under warm weather conditions for several days then.

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Residents at Trent Court Apartments wait out the weather as rising water gets closer to their doors in New Bern, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come.

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A man watches lightning from a concourse at Kauffman stadium during a severe storm before a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Lightning flashes in the distance as a thunderstorm passes during a rainy night over Istanbul, Turkey.

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A road leading to Rasiyabad village washed away after a cloudburst at Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district.

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People stand on the rubble washed away by the flash floods after a cloudburst at Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district.

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A lightning bolt emerges from a severe thunderstorm just west of Wichita, Kansas.

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A severe thunderstorm makes its way towards Wichita, Kansas. Multiple storms erupted over south-central Kansas.

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A huge tree lies on a car parked after a dust storm on Tuesday night, at Minto Road in New Delhi

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A Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) worker cuts the branches of an uprooted tree to clear the pathway after last night's dust storm, at Minto Road in New Delhi

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A worker cuts branches of a tree, which fell on the boundary wall of a house in Tuesday night's storm, in Gurugram

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A view of a damaged house after a cyclone hit Khowai district of Tripura.

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Lightning strikes southwest of downtown South Bend, Indiana as scattered thunderstorms rolled through the area.

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