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Pre-monsoon rain claims five lives in north Maharashtra

india Updated: Jun 03, 2010 15:54 IST

Five persons have been killed in lightning strikes in Nashik and Jalgaon districts, following heavy pre-monsoon showers and thunderstorm, officials said on Thursday.

Three died in Nashik and two in Jalgaon since June 1, they said.

The heavy rains have uprooted many trees and rooftops in Nashik, they said, adding, vehicular traffic on the busy Sinnar-Shirdi Road was disrupted last evening due to the same

Nashik has recorded 157mm rainfall, they said.