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Lightning strikes kill 16 at Bangladesh wedding

Lightning strikes kill 16 at Bangladesh wedding

Several lightning bolts hit a Bangladesh wedding party within a few seconds Wednesday, killing 16 people and injuring the groom, officials said

Lightning kills 76 in India, including selfie-takers near famous fort

Lightning kills 76 in India, including selfie-takers near famous fort

Several people reportedly taking selfies near a historical fort in northern India were among nearly 80 killed by lightning strikes during the early stages of the annual monsoon season, officials said Monday.

Laser-guided lightning may help prevent wildfires

Laser-guided lightning may help prevent wildfires

Small, portable laser pointers could be used to guide lightning strikes, with a study suggesting the technology may prevent bolts from sparking wildfires, a researcher told AFP Thursday.

Lightning strikes kill 32 in northern India

Lightning strikes kill 32 in northern India

At least 32 people were killed by lightning across India's northern states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh during monsoon storms, officials and news reports said Saturday.

Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

At least 41 people were killed as storms and lightning struck the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on the weekend, officials said.

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed - investigation

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed - investigation

Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy

Italy weather anguish continues as lightning strike kills tourist

Italy weather anguish continues as lightning strike kills tourist

A German tourist has died during a storm in Italy, in the latest death after a week of terrible weather.

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

Storm uprooted trees, knocked down power poles, grounded flights and disrupted trains across northern, eastern and southern states, including the capital, New Delhi, on Sunday evening.

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed in lightning strikes as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country, an official said Thursday.

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning killed 21 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials said on Monday.

Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a series of deadly landslides in the country.

Deaths from lightning surge in Bangladesh

Deaths from lightning surge in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has seen a near-record number of deaths this year from a phenomenon that appears to be worsening with climate change: lightning strikes.