Lightning kills cow, burns coconut tree in Pottuchira village
Cherpu: In a bizarre incident that happened at Pottuchira village in Thrissur district, a cow died and a coconut tree was burnt when a violent thunderstorm struck the area on Wednesday night.
Suresh’s two-year-old cow, which was tied to a coconut tree, was hit by lightning at Ambedkar Colony. The lighnting punched holes on the tree trunk and electrocuted the cow. Many home appliances were also damaged in the locality. The telephone line at the Cherpu police station was also damaged. The telephone authorities are yet to repair the damaged phone.