Archive | May 29, 2018

14 people injured and 25 cars damaged after bus crash in Dartford, UK

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A man has been arrested. Pic: Ben Clements
Kent Police says 25 vehicles have been damaged and 14 people have been injured in a crash in Dartford town centre.
 
A man has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving and remains in police custody.
Courtesy of Sky News 

Death toll in lightning, hailstorms across India rises to 45

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The death toll in lightning and hailstorms that hit several Indian states Tuesday rose to 45, officials said.
 
According to officials, 18 people were killed and over a dozen injured in Bihar.
 
In neighboring Jharkhand state, 12 people lost their lives and 28 others suffered burn injuries due to lightning.
 
Likewise, in Uttar Pradesh, 15 persons were killed and more than one dozen injured in storm, rain and lightning-related incidents.
 
In affected places, the storms uprooted trees and electricity poles, thereby disrupting power supply.
 
Officials said efforts to restore the power supply were underway
 
The hailstorm and rains have destroyed Mango, Litchi and Banana crop.
 
Earlier this month on two occasions, over 200 people were killed and more than 400 others injured in five states due to dust storms, thunderstorms, rains and lightning.
Courtesy of xinhuanet.com

SEVERE THUNDER AND LIGHTNING STORMS ACROSS MANY PARTS OF EUROPE

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SEVERE THUNDER AND LIGHTNING STORMS ACROSS MANY PARTS OF EUROPE