Saturday, April 16, 2016

EXTREME WEATHER: More Signs Of Increasing Magnetic Polar Migration - Lightning Bolt Kills Man In Boynton Beach, Florida; And Lightning Kills 3 In Bangladesh!

April 16, 2016 - EARTH - A 23-year-old man died after he was struck by lightning in Boynton Beach Friday, as heavy storms rolled across Palm Beach County. Meanwhile, three people, including a local Jubo League leader, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during storm in Sadar and Lakhai upazilas in Habiganj, Bangladesh.

Lightning bolt kills man in Boynton Beach, Florida

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. while the man was standing under a tree in front of a house on the 200 block of North Palm Drive, police said.

The unidentified man was taken to Bethesda Medical Center, where he died, said Officer Jaclyn Smith, spokeswoman for the Boynton Beach Police Department.

Lightning kills 3 in Bangladesh

The deceased were identified as Ramjan Ali, 35, a resident of Paschim Bolla union in Lakhali upazila and also Jubo League president of the union, Shafiqul, 40, of Badirkara village of the same upazila and Abid Ali, 22, of Kashiar Abla village of Sadar upazila.

Sadar upazila health complex sources said a thunderbolt struck the trio while they were working in fields in their respective villages around 2:00pm, leaving them seriously injured.

Later, they were rushed to the hospital where doctors declared them dead.

- Sun Sentinel | Daily Star.


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