Lightning kills 2 people in Telangana, India

A woman and her infant child died on the spot and her husband was injured after lightning struck them Monday in the city of Mancherial.

While Munika and her 1 1/2-year-old son Shriyan died at the scene, her husband Venkatesh was injured. He was hospitalized at the local public hospital in Mansherial. All three were riding a two-wheeler near a railroad bridge when lightning struck.

According to the Telangana Planning Development Society, four counties in the state received large amounts of rainfall Monday. Nineteen counties received heavy rainfall and 10 counties received normal rainfall. Warangal, Rajanna Circilla, Siddipet and Narayanpet received large amounts of rainfall.

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