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Nature’s Fury: Lightning topmost killer followed by floods in 2021 in India – New Delhi News

The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Statement of Climate on India throughout 2021′ launched on Friday additionally mentioned that 172 lives have been misplaced in cyclones (10 per cent) that hit the Indian coasts, whereas different excessive occasions, together with chilly wave, mud storm, gale, hailstorm and snowfall, took 32 lives (2 per cent) throughout the identical time, taking the overall to 1,750 lives misplaced.

The variety of casualties brought about by these excessive occasions talked about in the assertion are primarily based on media and the federal government reviews from catastrophe administration authorities, the IMD mentioned.

In 2021, 5 tropical cyclones shaped over the north Indian Ocean: Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Tauktae (May 14 to 19), Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas (May 23 to twenty-eight), Severe Cyclonic Storm Shaheen (September 29 to October 4), Cyclonic Storm Gulab (September 24 to twenty-eight) and Cyclonic Storm Jawad (December 2-6).

Of these, Yaas, Gulab and Jawad shaped over the Bay of Bengal whereas the remaining two, Tauktae and Shaheen, shaped over the Arabian Sea.

Among these 5, essentially the most devastating was Tauktae which claimed 144 lives in western India, stretching from Kerala to Gujarat; Yaas claimed 9 lives in Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Bihar; whereas Gulab claimed 19 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha and Maharashtra.

Shaheen shaped over the Arabian Sea and moved away from the Indian area in the direction of Oman coast whereas Jawad shaped over Bay of Bengal and weakened near the Odisha coast.

Apart from the cyclones, varied components of the nation additionally skilled different excessive climate occasions similar to extraordinarily heavy rainfall resulting in floods, landslides, lightning, thunderstorm and so on.

Maharashtra was essentially the most adversely affected state in 2021, reporting greater than 340 deaths primarily resulting from extraordinarily heavy rainfall, floods, landslide, lightning, cyclonic storms and chilly-wave occasions.

Heavy rainfall and flood-associated incidents claimed over 750 lives in varied components of the nation. Of these, 215 lives have been misplaced in Maharashtra, 143 in Uttarakhand, 55 in Himachal Pradesh, 53 in Kerala and 46 in Andhra Pradesh.

Thunderstorms and lightning claimed greater than 780 lives in totally different components of the nation. Among these, the numerous reported deaths have been: 213 in Odisha, 156 in Madhya Pradesh, 89 in Bihar, 76 in Maharashtra, 58 in West Bengal, 54 in Jharkhand, 49 in Uttar Pradesh and 48 in Rajasthan.

Other occasions like snowfall, chilly wave, mud storm, gale and hailstorm additionally affected totally different components of the nation, claiming 32 lives, the IMD assertion mentioned.

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