Lightning strikes have killed at least 117 people in India, according to local authorities.
At least 93 people were killed in eastern Bihar state, and another 24 people died in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state.
Lightning strikes also left at least 44 people injured in the region.
Most of the dead were farmers working outdoors in the open.
A child also died after getting struck by lightning while playing football, local media reported.
The state government's announced a compensation payment of 400,000 rupees - a little over 5000 US dollars - for each of the dead.
Lightning and thunderstorms are common as the rainy season kicks off in India with the seasonal monsoon covering most of the country's northern region.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the deaths "tragic news."