Lightning Kills 22 in India

Lightning Kills 22 in IndiaLightning Kills 22 in India

Lightning has killed 22 people, mostly farm laborers working in fields, across the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The state’s chief minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, says the fatalities occurred Sunday evening when thunderstorms and rain lashed eight districts in Andhra Pradesh, AP reported. Lightning strikes are common during India’s monsoon season, which runs from June to September. However, Sunday’s toll was unusually high.