India and Pakistan horror! More than hundred dead along with hundreds injured after powerful storms unleashed dust, lightning, hail, rain and high winds
After enduring a heatwave of temperatures in the mid forty deg C for the last month, more than 100 people are dead in India and Pakistan after powerful storms unleashed dust, lightning, hail, rain and high winds.
The Times of India reported that at least 64 people had died during severe thunderstorms in India.
Most of those died from lightning strikes or electrocution.
Homes were damaged, trees uprooted and power lines knocked down in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan states.
There was also reported the damage to crops by heavy rains and hail.
The worst hit was Rajasthan state, where at least 24 people died, relief officer Ashutosh Pednekar said, according to the Associated Press.