Lightning strike
Rains or thundershowers kept mercury near normal levels in many parts of the country even as three members of a family died in lightning strikes in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Nagpur, Brahmapuri, and Chandrapur in Maharashtra recorded the highest temperature for the country at 45°C.

In the national capital, it was a hot day with a maximum at 41.5°C, a notch above the season's average.

The minimum rose to settle at 31.6°C, five notches above normal.

The MeT has predicted rains accompanied by dust storm and thunderstorm towards tomorrow evening and night.

In Uttar Pradesh, a man and his two minor sons died in the incident of lightning in Bhawarkol area in Ghazipur yesterday.

Source: PTI