Details of Disaster Information

India : Storm, Lightning : 2015/05/02
GLIDE: ST-2018-000047-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/05/02
Name Storm, Lightning
Outline Fierce winds and lightning strikes created by a powerful dust storm have killed about 110 people and injured hundreds more in the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of India 2018/05/29
Killed: 60
Injured: 16

Government of India 2018/05/22
Killed: 88
House damaged:191

Related Links
  • Government of India 2018/05/29
    Updated status regarding deaths/ injuries reported due to Lightning/ thunder storm (As on 29th May, 2018 up to 1700 Hrs)
  • Government of India 2018/05/22
    Situation report regarding damages reported due to Lightning and thunder storm occurred in Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi and Uttarakhand [As on 22nd May, 2018 up to 1730 Hrs]
  • BBC 2018/05/14
    At least 61 people have died in fierce dust storms across four Indian states since Sunday evening, 13 May. The northern state of Uttar Pradesh reported the highest death toll - 38.
  • BBC 2018/05/04
    At least 125 people are now reported to have died in fierce dust storms in northern India, with officials warning of more bad weather to come.
  • CNN 2018/05/04
    More than 110 killed by high-intensity dust storms in India