dry lightning

What is a dry lightning?

The conditions for a dry lightning occur are the same as in any storm, the interaction between particles with different charges. It is believed that…


lightning flowers

What happens if a lightning hits your skin?

Lightnings strikes people around the world every year. Although most people survive the impact, they experience serious injuries to their body and…


lightnings over skyscrapers

what if lightning strikes a skyscraper?

Skyscrapers are buildings at least 100-150 meters high and, therefore, are more exposed to the impact of a lightning. This is because during a…


how are lightnings formed

How are lightnings formed?

Between 16 and 17 million storms take place on Earth each year on average, 44,000 a day. These are feared and desired equally, and carry with them…


storm chaser

Dennis Oswald, the storm chaser

Dennis Oswald is a German photographer specializing in nature, landscapes and travel photography. However, for what is really known is for pursuing…


probability lightning strikes a person

What is the probability that lightning strikes a person?

It is unlikely that a lightning will fall on you, but this depends on many factors. There is not the same probability if we put ourselves to…


most lethal weather phenomena

The most lethal weather phenomena

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) these are the most deadly meteorological phenomena since 1873. LIGHTNING (Direct) In…


snowstorm with lightnings

Why doesn't a snowstorm generate lightning or thunder?

There may be a snowstorm with lightning, but it is not the most common. They usually occur more frequently at the end of winter or at the beginning…


thunderstorm

What not to do in case of thunderstorm

Every precaution is short when it comes to a storm. It is an exciting meteorological phenomenon but also has its dangers. These are some…


energy of lightning

How much energy does a lightning strike?

Some people may think that this question should already have a definitive answer. But, the reality is that it is very difficult to answer it in…