An overview of the global statistics on lightning fatalities

Lightning is a major cause of weather related mortality around the world. In the United States, lightning typically kills more people in a year than any other storm disaster except floods. Due to persistent lightning safety efforts and an annual National Lightning Safety Awareness Week campaign, US...

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Main Authors: Ab Kadir, Mohd Zainal Abidin, Cooper, Mary Ann, Gomes, Chandima
Format: Conference or Workshop Item
Published: IEEE 2010
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