Lightning

  • Agriculture

    Chipinge farmer loses 25 cattle to lightning

    A PROMINENT Chipinge farmer, Dawie Joubert, lost 25 Brahman cattle after they were struck by lightning. Joubert lost 25 cattleJoubert told ZBC News that the Veterinary Services Department is assessing the situation. The cattle herd has an estimated value of over US$15,000. The incident occurred barely two weeks after another farmer from the same community was killed by lightning. –…

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  • Local

    Mutoko High A-Level student struck dead by lightning

    A Mutoko High School Advanced level female student was on Wednesday struck by a lightning bolt and died on the spot while she was on her way home after sitting for her Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) examinations. Constance Machemedze (20) was at Chinzanga Primary School sports ground when a thunderstorm reportedly began and she was struck while running. Mashonaland…

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  • Local

    Lightning kills three, striking fear into villagers

    VILLAGERS in Gokwe North and Gokwe South are living in fear following the death of three locals who were struck by lightning in the past week. As the country celebrates the onset of the wet season in anticipation of a good harvest and the filling up of dams for future water use, villagers in Nemangwe, Njelele and Chireya are already…

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