Odds of Getting Struck by Lightning?

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According to Wikipedia, the odds of getting struck by lightning in the UK are 1 in 3,000,000 and 1 in 1,000,000 in the US. For instance, the US reports an average of 52 annual lightning strike fatalities.
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According to the National Weather Service, the odds of a person getting struck by lighting in a given year are 1 in 775,000, and the odds of being struck in a lifetime are 1 in 10,000.
Roughly 40 deaths due to lightning strike occur each year in the United States.
Lightning is a huge electrostatic discharge initiated by uneven electric charge in the atmosphere, which is usually followed by the loud sound of thunder. A normal thunderstorm may have 3 or more hits per minute at its peak. Lightning is brought about by the flow of warm moisture-filled air through electric fields. The odds of being struck by lightning will entirely depend on where you are when lightening occurs, for a person on plain grounds with no shelter, the odds are very high.
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