How hot and bright is a lightning strike? And what are your odds of being hit?
- Facts about Superstorms, for example:
- Over 2000 thunderstorms happen around the world at any given moment.
- Lightning strikes Earth more than eight million times a day.
- Roy Cleveland Sullivan was struck seven times by lightning.
More than 2000 thunderstorms happen around the world at any given moment
as bright as 100 million light bulbs
audible up to 20km away
Lightning strikes Earth more than 8 million times every day
50 times a second
Lightning can reach 30,000°C
5 x hotter than the surface of ...
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