Archive for the Category: ' Lightning News '

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Slow Motion Lightning

Just figured I would make a post with this slow motion video of lightning. This is one of the better slow motion videos of lightning I have seen on YouTube so far. Fascinating if you ask me.

This particular YouTube user has quite a few other cool slow motion videos worth checking out too.

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Lightning strikes the earth on average 100 times per second which adds up to a mind boggling 8,640,000 zaps every day! For researchers across the nation, this number helps provide frequent opportunity for further study. These scientists have been given the nickname of Lightning Chasers.

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Go to Source (Daily Sundial)

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REALLY?; Thunderstorms can set off asthma attacks.

Research has found that thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks;  …

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Go to Source (The New York Times)

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Lightning hits RAAF mercy flight

NOT even a lightning strike could stop delivery of rescue supplies from RAAF Base Amberley to flood-stricken Queenslanders.

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Go to Source (The Queensland Times)

 

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Risks in Rain and Shine

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Golf is good for your health, but dangerous extremes lurk on the course. Two hazards not discussed enough are the risk of skin cancer from sun exposure and the peril of lightning.

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Go to Source (The New York Times)