Dangerous things you really shouldn't do during a thunderstorm

When thunder roars, go indoors—but that's not all

Stars Insider

31/07/19 | StarsInsider

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Although the odds of being struck by lightning in a given year are slim, less than one in a million to be precise, there are still many factors that can put you at greater risk. Plus, as the number and magnitude of severe thunderstorms seems to be increasing with the rise of extreme climate change, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

There are some basic rules we all learn about when it comes to lightning and heavy rain, but there are also many surprising things that are endangering you both outdoors and in.

The consequences of lightning strikes are serious, and lightning is reportedly one of the leading causes of weather-related fatalities.

Check out this gallery to see the things you definitely shouldn’t do when a storm is raging.

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