Bhubaneswar: Basudevpur area of Bhadrak district witnessed as many as 5,000 lightning strikes within 30 minutes today, according to Umasankar Das of the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD’s) Regional Centre here.
More than 5000 lightning strikes today just in 30minutes near the #Basudevpur of #Bhadrak, Its beyond your imagination the vulnerability associated with thundercloud & how fatal it could be!!!#LightningStrikes #lighting pic.twitter.com/6Q2v37TmyH
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As per local sources, 5 people have died at different places in the lightning strikes.