Asian Disaster Reduction Center(ADRC)
Disaster Information
TOP PAGEDisaster Information > Details of Disaster Information

India: Lightning: 2020/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/06
Country or District India
Event Type Lightning
Outline Heavy rain and severe thunderstorms have been affecting most of west, east, and north India since mid-June due to the early stage of the Southwest Monsoon.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links


ECHO 2020/06/26
Media report at least 107 fatalities (of which 83 throughout east Bihar, and 24 more across north Uttar Pradesh, UP) due to lightning strikes. More than 20 injured people were also reported across both States.