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Heavy rain lashes Nashik, farmer killed in lightning strike

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

The city and some adjoining areas experienced heavy along with thunderstorm till late last night while a was killed when struck him in a village here, as per the district collector's office.

The heavy downpour began here around 2 pm yesterday and continued till late in the night, disrupting normal life.


The district received 374.3 mm in the 24 hours ending at 8 am today, according to an official of the Meteorological department.

Nashik's Igatpuri tehsil received 74 mm rain, tehsil got 40 mm while the temple town of Trimbakeshwar received 34 mm during the period, he said.

Some other parts in the district also experienced heavy causing damage to crops and uprooting of trees, an official in the district collector's said.

A 30-year-old from Chinchohal village died after struck him last evening, he said.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 11:28 IST
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