Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EXTREME WEATHER: More Signs Of Increasing Magnetic Polar Migration - Lightning Kills Five People In Rajasthan, India!

March 9, 2016 - INDIA - Five persons were killed and three injured when lightning struck them during a recent hailstorm in Rajasthan which also damaged crops in 1007 villages in many districts, Disaster Management and Relief Minister Gulabchand Kataria said on Wednesday.

As per initial reports sent by District Collectors, the crops were damaged in 1007 villages of 54 tehsils of Alwar, Baran, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Churu, Dholpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Pali, Sawaimadhopur, Sikar, Sirohi, Tonk and Udaipur districts.

Families of the four deceased have been given a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each as per norms.

The compensation will be given to the family of the fifth deceased after completing verification process, he said. - The Hindu.

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