• Two movies of the incident have surfaced on social media. Though the lightning didn’t harm the construction, one of many movies confirmed that the flag atop the temple was torn.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2021 11:27 AM IST

Gujarat’s Dwarkadhish Temple in Devbhumi-Dwarka district was struck by lightning on Tuesday afternoon. It broken the flag atop the shrine, although no hurt was prompted to the well-known Lord Krishna’s temple or the folks close to or contained in the temple, movies that recorded the incident confirmed. The lightning struck the temple amid heavy rains.

Union house minister Amit Shah held a telephonic dialog with the Devbhumi-Dwarka district administration after the lightning strike, information company PTI reported.

According to a press release issued by Shah’s workplace, the lightning has not broken the temple construction and nobody was injured within the incident.

The assertion added that Shah held a telephonic dialog with the temple administration and with the district collector on studying in regards to the lightning strike.

Two movies of the incident have surfaced on social media. Though the lightning didn’t harm the construction, one of many movies confirmed that the flag atop the temple was torn.

Around 80 folks have been killed in lightning strikes prior to now 24 hours in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Of these, 11 are guests who have been killed on Sunday when lightning struck them at Amer Fort close to Jaipur.

According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), thunderstorms accompanied by lightning strikes (normally within the pre-monsoon and monsoon months) are the single-largest killers amongst pure disasters (excessive climate occasions) in India.

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