Earlier in the day, the weather department issued a warning of heavy rain and thunderstorm in several parts of the country.
It stated that thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning is very likely at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh,Vidarbha, Goa, central Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, interior Karnataka and coastal Andhra Pradesh.
After a thunderstorm hit various regions of Uttar Pradesh late last week, at least 15 people lost their lives while nine others got injured.
The causalities were reported from Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Amroha, and Sambhal districts of the state.
Trees, electric poles, and hoardings also fell down at some place.
In the same week, a deadly storm claimed over 30 lives in various states across the country, including Bihar and Jharkhand.
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