Monday, June 27, 2022

Cyclone Yaas: Video shows palm tree burning after lightning strike in India


In the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas, a palm tree caught fire after being struck by lightning in India’s Darbhanga district of Bihar state.

The incident took place in Jalley of India’s Darbhanga district on Friday evening where a palm tree was seen burning after a lightning strike amid heavy rains due to Cyclone Yaas.

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The video went viral on social media platforms that showed electrical wires hanging near the tree.

The lightning strike had not caused any casualties on the scene as the people were not present there following heavy rain in the area.

Heavy rains hit several parts of Bihar state due to Cyclone Yaas despite it has weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area over Bihar and adjoining east Uttar Pradesh after making its landfall in Odisha on Wednesday.

Rescue efforts are underway by Indian Navy while at least three people lost their lives.


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