Haridwar: On Monday, a wall collapsed, destructing a transformer set up, in Har ki Pauri, Haridwar, due to heavy rains and lighting struck in the city. No casualties were reported.
Due to the damages caused to the transformer in the lightning strike, the power supply in the area was subsequently hit.
The police and the officials of Shri Ganga Sabha, together, began the work of removal of the debris spread on the site of incidence by putting barricades around and stopping the devotees from going to Har ki Pauri Ghat, Brahmakund.
Previously, two villages of Banga Pani, which are about 90 km away from Pithoragarh were affected due to cloud burst. As per the report, two people were killed while more than 5 people were injured. 11 people are still missing.