Thunderstorm in India on September 15 2020 05:44 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Met Meteorological (inc. flood)
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Moderate Possible threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EC-20200915-71287-IND
Event type Thunderstorm
Date/Time September 15 2020 05:44 PM (UTC)
Last update September 15 2020 05:52 PM (UTC)
Cause of event 28 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, UP; northern India experiences sultry weather
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level High Damage level
Affected area Multi-counties event : Event affected several counties. It can not be more than 50% of the higher-level area (state, province, etc.)

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country India
County / State Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
Area Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
Coordinate 25.10, 85.31
Open Location Code: 7MQ738W7+C6   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 28
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0