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Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during a thunderstorm. This discharge occurs between electrically charged regions of a cloud between ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/lightning

Lightning forks and rejoins itself over Table Mountain and Lion's Head in Cape Town, South Africa. Central Africa is the area of the world where lightning strikes  ...

www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/myths.shtml

Lightning Myths and Facts. Myth: If you're caught outside during a thunderstorm, you should crouch down to reduce your risk of being struck. Fact: Crouching ...

www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/weather/lightning.html

Check out our fun lightning facts for kids and enjoy learning more about interesting weather topics. What is lightning? Where does it come from? How often does ...

www.kidsdiscover.com/quick-reads/11-awesome-facts-lightning

Sep 26, 2013 ... How hot is a lightning bolt? Only about 54000 degrees Fahrenheit -- roughly five times hotter than the surface of the sun! Lightning flashes ...

www.rd.com/culture/lightning-strikes

From strange lightning strike rashes to exploding trees, these facts about lightning will, well, shock you.

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Lightning Facts: did you know that... About 24000 people are killed by lightning strikes around the world each year?

factslegend.org/40-interesting-lightning-facts

Apr 30, 2015 ... Most interesting of lightning facts is that the light we see during lightning strike actually travels from ground to the clouds and not the other way ...

www.cleveland.com/weather/blog/index.ssf/2016/07/15_cool_facts_you_probably_did.html

Jul 6, 2016 ... Meteorologist Kelly Reardon explains 15 cool facts about lightning you may not know.