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Storms, lightning kill at least 47 in India

Storms and lightning across a swathe of northern India have killed at least 47 people, officials said Tuesday, the latest deaths from freak weather that has battered the country this month.

Dust storm, lightning strikes kill 125 in India

A huge dust storm and lightning strikes killed at least 125 people across India which braced yesterday for more wild weather.

Heavy rains kill 183 in Rwanda in 4 months

At least 183 people were killed and 215 others injured in Rwanda by heavy rains in the first four months of 2018, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees of Rwanda said.

At least 16 dead as lightning strikes Rwanda church

At least 16 people were killed and dozens more injured after lightning struck a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda, a local official said Sunday.

Two persons die of lightning strike in Niger

Two persons reportedly died when they were struck by lightning in Pogo Community, Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State on Friday evening. Another individual was reportedly injured in the same incident.

Okada accidents and a wailing President

Lightning shone into the black night, forewarning about the fast-approaching downpour. Then, thunder bellowed from behind the ominous clouds, forearming mortals to scamper to safety for the gods of the sky were about to embrace their earthly counterparts in a seasonal relationship that multiplies the toil of the farmer.

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