Lightning and thunderstorms are things that you should be very afraid of. Did you know that all over the world, 24,000 are killed by lightning strikes each year? Add that to the 240,000 that are injured by lightning strikes each year and we have certified killers.
A lot of these instances happened during a thunderstorm. Thunderstorms are deadlier since in addition to the dangerous lightning strikes, we also have the common hazards caused by a storm like strong winds and flash floods.
These things are natural occurrences. Needless to say, we can't do anything to stop them. They will happen whether you like it or not. Lightning will blow up trees to smithereens. Thunderstorms will uproot tress and destroy houses. It's really hard to imagine how we can survive lightning and thunderstorms.
Head to head, we don't stand a chance against them. This is why we have to be smart. This guide will show you how you can be safe. You'll find tips on how you can detect incoming lightning strikes so you can seek safe cover. Speaking of safe cover, you'll also find tips on what you need to do as soon as you know that a storm is approaching.
There's a good chance that a lot of people already know these things. After all, it's about using your common sense. However, this guide on lightning and thunderstorms will also teach you what you need to do if you're caught outside in a thunderstorm. You will also find potentially life-saving tips on what you need to do if someone is struck by lightning.
This short document will only take a few minutes to read but the information that you'll find can potentially save your (and somebody else's) life. Needless to say, it's something that you should check out right now.
- Before Lightning Strikes
- When a Storm Approaches
- If Caught Outside
- Protecting Yourself Outside
- After the Storm Passes
- If Someone is Struck by Lightning