At least five killed and four injured in lightning incidents in Madhya Pradesh. (PTI photo)
Bhopal: Five people were killed and four others were injured, three of them critically, in lightning strikes at different places in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara and Seoni districts on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a warning that there is a possibility of thundershowers at isolated places in the state.
Sumitra Bai (65), Sushma Kavareti (20) and Santosh Kavareti (30) were killed when lightning struck three villages in Chhindwara, officials said.
Gopal Kavreti (50), Kavita Kavreti (25) and Munni Umarzhir (28) suffered severe burns due to lightning at these three places, he said.
He said that these injured have been admitted to the hospitals.
Two persons – Yakesh Yadav (30) Tej Singh alias Vishal Thakur (20) – died at two different places in Seoni district, Palari police outpost in-charge Ashish Khobragade said, adding that the bodies were sent to Keolari for post-mortem. has been sent. Community Health Center.
One Shriram Chaurasia (30) was injured due to lightning at another place in Seoni. Police said that he was admitted to the hospital.
According to the Yellow Alert of IMD, thunderstorm with lightning, gusty winds reaching 30-40 kmph (KMPH) is very likely at isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh, while thunderstorm with lightning is very likely. Chances are. On June 24 in the eastern parts of the state
It is raining in some parts of the state.