Some Electrifying Facts

storm lightningIf your hair stands on end during a storm, it could mean that positive charges are rising through you, reaching towards the negatively charged part of the storm. This is a bad sign – GO INDOORS!

Most people injured by lightning while inside their homes are talking on the telephone during the strike.

The odds of being struck by lightning are around one in three million.

Park ranger Roy C. Sullivan survived seven lightning strikes and became known as ‘The Human Lightning Rod’

A ‘positive giant’ hits the ground up to 20 miles away from the storm. Because it appears to strike from a clear sky, it’s known as ‘a bolt from the blue’.