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Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning Report

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Headline : Mapping lightning across India

Details :

In News:

About the report:

Institutes involved in report preparation:

Key Findings of the report

How Odisha reduced lightning related fatalities:

Role of state governments in identifying lightning hotspots:

Connection between lightning and climate change

Protecting the tribals in some lightning prone regions:

Significance of the Report:

In Focus: Lightning

What is Lightning?

How is lightning formed?

Thunder:

How does lightning strike Earth?

Why there is greater probability of lightning striking raised objects on the ground, such as trees or buildings.?

Note: Thousands of thunderstorms occur over India every year. One thunderstorm can involve more than 100 lightning strikes.

Lightening Prediction:

Section : Science & Tech

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