Eighteen people, including seven children, were killed in separate incidents of lightning in Rajasthan""s Jaipur, Kota, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts on Sunday, police said.
Twenty-one people, including six children, were also injured in lightning incidents in separate villages in the state, they said.
In a major tragedy in Jaipur, 11 persons, mostly youths, were killed and eight others injured when lightning struck them on a hill near the Amber Fort, officials said.
Some of them were taking selfies on a watch tower while the others were on the hill. Those on the watch tower fell when lightning struck late in the evening, they said.