via Violent thunderstorms produce more than 400 000 lightning strikes in 48 hours, Europe

Severe thunderstorms swept through most of Europe on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, 2018, producing more than 400 000 lightning strikes. One person was killed in Britain and another seriously injured in Germany.

A violent electrical storm swept over the UK late Saturday into Sunday, May 27, 2018, producing up to 60 000 lightning strikes in 24 hours. Some areas of the country received the equivalent of one month’s average rainfall in just one hour.

via Violent thunderstorms produce more than 400 000 lightning strikes in 48 hours, Europe

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