Storms leave 18 dead in southern India
- Published: 18 Feb 2013 at 15.53
- Online news:
Unseasonal thunderstorms claimed 18 lives and damaged crops in southern India over the weekend, officials said Monday.
The deaths were reported from nine of 23 districts in Andhra Pradesh state, the disaster management department said.
Most victims were killed by lightning strikes, collapsed houses and electrocution, it said.
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