According to the State disaster relief official, Sandhya: the lightning on Sunday killed 33 and injured 13 people. The official also added that 20 houses collapsed during the storm.
Heavy rains and lightning lashed the region when farmers were working in the field.
India Meterological Department official J.P. Gupta says that a low pressure area developed forming a squall line.
Police officer Pradyuman Singh says that seven people were killed in one village while working in a paddy field, including a woman and a child.
Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister Yogi Adityanath says families of those killed would receive compensation of 400,000 rupees which is about $6,000.