87 Killed, 136 Injured In Storms Across India
At least 87 people were killed and 136 others injured across India after storms accompanied by gusty winds and lightning hit many states, officials said Monday.
The worst affected Uttar Pradesh reported 52 deaths.
"A total of 52 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh, 12 in West Bengal, 13 in Andhra Pradesh, five in Bihar, three in Telangana and two in the national capital - New Delhi," India's state-run broadcaster All India Radio said.
Local news agency quoting officials said 136 people were injured in the affected states.
The storms hit the states Sunday evening, wreaking havoc by uprooting trees, electricity poles and transformers.
The storms also caused disruption in flight, rail and metro operations in the capital city, affecting commuters.