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Imrat and Jagatraj, the farmers of Baghaira village, were on the farm. Then it started raining. Suddenly the lightning fell and caught both of them, due to which they died.
Jhansi. Two farmers died on Tuesday due to lightning. So there half a dozen goats died in Garautha police station area. As soon as the information was received, the police reached the spot and took action. Baghira village is in Tehrauli police station area. Imrat and Jagatraj, the farmers who lived there, were on the farm. Then the weather changed and it started raining. Before Imrat and Jagatraj could reach a safe place, suddenly lightning struck and caught both of them, killing them. As soon as the information was received, the police reached the spot and took the bodies in possession and sent them for post-mortem. On the other hand Devidayal’s goats living in village Madha under Garautha police station were grazing on the field. During this, he died due to being struck by lightning. When Devidayal came to know about this, he informed the police of the police station.
Half a dozen goats died due to lightning
Why does lightning fall?
Lightning is an electrical discharge. This happens when the lighter particles in the cloud move up and become positively charged. Heavy particles accumulate at the bottom and become negatively charged. When the positive and negative charge becomes more then an electric discharge occurs in that area. Most of the lightning is generated in the cloud and ends there, but sometimes it also falls on the earth. Lightning contains millions of billions of volts of energy. Strong thunder is caused by excessive heat in lightning. Lightning falls from the sky to the earth at a speed of 3 lakh kilometers per hour.
Home and car can save lives
Most of the casualties due to lightning strike are those who are in the open. Closed places like home and car protect humans from electricity. When lightning strikes a car, it travels through the tire into the ground. Similarly, when lightning strikes the house, it enters the earth through the foundation. If someone is in contact with the water coming out of the tap or is using a landline phone during a power outage, then he can be shocked.