Tag Archive | Lightning

Plane is struck by THREE lightning bolts at once over Birmingham, UK

To watch video and read the article go to
http://www.sott.net/article/276584-Plane-is-struck-by-THREE-lightning-bolts-at-once-over-Birmingham-UK

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Are lightning deaths on the rise?

“The frequency of lightning has somehow increased from what it used to be,” says Michael Nkalubo, commissioner at Meteorological Department of Uganda, a country where lightning storms are common.”
To read the article go to
http://www.sott.net/article/275666-Are-lightning-deaths-on-the-rise

A Violent Lightning Strike!!

No one was hit in this video but it’s mind boggling that people can survive a lightning strike!!
The video is copyrighted and I don’t think I should post it here so here’s the link.
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7MTeWvLAW0)

Rare ‘ball lightning’ blamed as UK County loses power and internet

…………… “It was just like a ball of white light,” he said. “It flashed down the road, then there was a terrific bang like a bomb going off, and our lights went out.

“Our card machine went out – I think it took out a lot of the village’s phones, broadband and Sky.”……..

To read the full article go to
http://www.sott.net/article/263097-Rare-ball-lightning-blamed-as-UK-County-loses-power-and-internet