After the flood: In 2 Bengal villages, submerged fields, homes legacy of Oct 2021 deluge
From the India Meteorological Department's 'Statement on Climate of India during 2021', released on January 14, 2022:
"Thunderstorms and lightning claimed more than 780 lives from different parts of the country.
Among these, the significant reported deaths were 213 from Odisha, 156 from Madhya Pradesh, 89 from Bihar, 76 from Maharashtra, 58 from West Bengal, 54 from Jharkhand, 49 from Uttar Pradesh and 48 from Rajasthan."
From a report in The Hindu dated October 1, 2021:
"Two persons, in