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- Road Accident and Lightning Deaths in India (NCRB ADSI) 2019 Statistics Facts | How Many People Die Annually Lightning? And What State Has The Most Deaths?
new Delhi8 minutes agoAuthor: Aditya Singh
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- On average 45 people die every day in three decades due to nature outbreak
- 6 people die every day due to lightning in the last 30 years in India
Every year thousands of people die due to natural disaster in India. Death due to natural calamities i.e. floods, celestial lightning, heat stroke and cold, which can also be called Act of God. But there are many disasters which are natural, but the system is also to blame for them. What to go back more, this year, more than a thousand deaths have occurred due to the flood.
The National Crime Records Bureau i.e. NCRB has submitted its report on deaths due to natural disasters. It has analyzed data for three decades. According to this, 4.21 lakh people died in accidents in 2019. Of these, two per cent of the deaths were due to nature's havoc. In this also, sky lightning has claimed the most lives. This was followed by heat, flood, cold or landslide. This is 18% higher than in 2018. Talking about the states, Bihar (1,521) and Odisha (1,466) have the highest number of deaths due to natural havoc. The number of deaths in these two states is 35% of the total deaths in the country. Similarly, there have been around one thousand such deaths in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Jharkhand.
35% deaths due to lightning
Apart from 2,874 deaths due to sky lightning, sun and sun were the second biggest reason. This led to one thousand 272 deaths. There were about 948 deaths due to floods, 790 from colds, 264 from landslides and other causes. The highest 77% i.e. six thousand 301 deaths have been committed by men and 13% i.e. one thousand 844 deaths have been caused by women.
In 30 years i.e. from 1990 to 2019, 4 lakh 96 thousand natural disasters have resulted in untimely deaths. Sky electricity has been the biggest cause of deaths due to natural disasters in the last three decades. In the last 30 years, 13% i.e. 64 thousand 277 deaths have occurred due to sky lightning. In the last 30 years, 6 people have died every day due to lightning. In the last thirty years, there have been more deaths of men than women in the total deaths due to natural disaster.
For the last three decades, 45 people have died every day due to natural disaster. If we look at the annual average of total deaths in five years, then between 1990 and 1994, there were 5 thousand 751 deaths on an average every year in five years. Between 1995-99, this figure increased to 18 thousand 377 on average every year. Between 2000 and 2004, this figure increased to an average of 20 thousand 926 every year, and between 2005 and 2009 there were five thousand deaths in an average of 23 thousand. Between 2010 and 2014, the figure of deaths decreased slightly to 22 thousand 935 on average and between 2015 and 2019 this figure decreased to an average of 7 thousand 916 every year. The Bhuj earthquake in 2001 and the tsunami in 2004 were the main reasons for the high average death toll between 2000 and 2004.