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Lightning Strike: Safety Measures & Notable Incidents, By “Shahana Raza”

A lightning strike is a lightning event in which the electric discharge takes place between the atmosphere and the ground. Most originate in a cumulonimbus cloud and terminate on the ground, called cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning. A less common type of strike, ground-to-cloud (GC) lightning, is upward-propagating lightning initiated from a tall, grounded object and reaching into the clouds. About 25% of all lightning events worldwide…

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