From strokes of lightning in Myanmar has already killed 18 people

In Myanmar, from April 1 to May 17 this year, 18 people died from lightning strikes.

According to the Department for Disaster Management (DDM), among the victims 14 men and four women, five more people were injured. The regions of Irrawaddy and Bago were severely affected by the thunderstorms.

Last year more than 100 people were killed, more than 30 people were injured by lightning strikes.