Lightning Strikes Men 4 Times More Often Than Women

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20 percent of those hit by lightning die immediately. Those who survive feel deep electrical burns at the point of contact, mostly on the head, neck and shoulders. The shock also affects the brain, vision and hearing.

How many times does lighting strike each day around the world? According to PBS-NOVA, about 40 times a second or three million time in 24 hours..

Best shelter is in a building or a car (don’t touch anything metal). If outside stay away from tall objects (tree, gazebo) and crouch like a hidden tiger. Learn more from Science-NASA.

If thunder storms are causing basement flooding problems, PDM Plumbers can help with powerful sump pumps or better yet, a natural gas backup generator for when power goes out. Whatever your need is PDM Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Since 1885 can help.