One person identified as Bhenda Sutradhar, 46 of Bangaldoba Sutradharbasti in Kokrajhar died when lightning struck him this evening around 4.30 pm. Two cattles in the area also died in the lightning, sources said.
Thunder storms with heavy rains lashes many parts of Kokrakhar since today damaging houses and uprooting today.
The tin roof of Haloadol ME School in Kokrajhar was blown half a kilometer away in the storm damaging mid-day meal food stored in the school building and study materials. The storm also damaged several houses and uprooted trees in the area.