Lightning May Increase with Global Warming

Climate Central: While severe weather like hurricanes and tornadoes typically only hit particular areas of the globe, lightning can strike anywhere. And it does, a lot. A bolt of lightning flashes through the sky and hits the ground somewhere around the world about 100 times every second. That's 8 million lightning strikes in a single day -- yes, you read that right: just one day. Now, a new study finds that lightning strikes could flash through the sky even more often than that as the planet warms, at least over......

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