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#Lightning

# lightning - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

US lightning bolt sets new world record of 767 kilometres
# Very Very Frightening
# Very Very Frightening

US lightning bolt sets new world record of 767 kilometres

Feb 1st 2022, 10:53 AM 31,293 Views 15 Comments

It beat the old record of 440.6 miles set in 2018.

# lightning - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Huge fire at coffin makers in Strabane as witnesses report lightning strike
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Huge fire at coffin makers in Strabane as witnesses report lightning strike

Jul 4th 2021, 5:59 PM 40,068 Views 22 Comments

A thunderstorm warning is place in Tyrone and 13 other counties.

# lightning - Friday 21 May, 2021

Some breaks from the rain expected tomorrow but it will be very wet indeed on Sunday
# Weather
# Weather

Some breaks from the rain expected tomorrow but it will be very wet indeed on Sunday

May 21st 2021, 5:36 PM 18,740 Views 7 Comments

A mix of showers and sunny spells is set to continue over the weekend, with possible spot flooding on Sunday.

# lightning - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time
# Lightning
From The42
# Lightning

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time

Aug 14th 2020, 9:39 PM 16,764 Views 6 Comments

Mageean’s time was the ninth-fastest ever run over 1,000m by a woman.

# lightning - Monday 15 June, 2020

Nine cows killed in lightning strike during thunderstorms in Clare
# Lightning Strike
# Lightning Strike

Nine cows killed in lightning strike during thunderstorms in Clare

Jun 15th 2020, 9:31 AM 74,123 Views 64 Comments

Locals reported several claps of thunder and a lot of lightning.

# lightning - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow
# Incoming
# Incoming

Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow

May 31st 2018, 1:30 PM 121,581 Views 43 Comments

The thunder and lightning will be intense in localised areas – other parts of the country will escape.

# lightning - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes

May 27th 2018, 1:32 PM 18,266 Views 14 Comments

Flights to Dublin are among those affected.

# lightning - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why
# Bad Weather
# Bad Weather

Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why

Aug 20th 2017, 10:30 AM 30,488 Views 24 Comments

Taking the growing population into account, the lightning death rate has shrunk more than 40-fold since recordkeeping began in 1940.

# lightning - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night

Jul 19th 2017, 9:07 AM 36,396 Views 17 Comments

There is still a high risk of thunder and localised flooding.

# lightning - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

TG4 are keeping their Halloween prank going as it goes viral around the world
# Missing
From The Daily Edge
# Missing

TG4 are keeping their Halloween prank going as it goes viral around the world

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:55 AM 6,535 Views 0 Comments

Wowza.

# lightning - Friday 19 August, 2016

Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell
# Lightning
From The42
# Lightning

Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell

Aug 19th 2016, 2:54 AM 34,722 Views 39 Comments

Bolt wins third straight 200m title, beating rising star Andre de Grasse into second.

# lightning - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland
# Lisburn
# Lisburn

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland

Jun 7th 2016, 4:19 PM 21,118 Views 10 Comments

The man and one of the children are in critical condition.

# lightning - Monday 6 June, 2016

Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes
# Thunderstorms
# Thunderstorms

Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes

Jun 6th 2016, 5:10 PM 38,148 Views 32 Comments

A thunderstorm warning came into effect at midday today.

# lightning - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany
# Storms
# Storms

Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany

Jun 4th 2016, 12:27 PM 13,971 Views 8 Comments

France, Germany and other parts of western and central Europe have been battered by deadly storms and floods over the past week.

# lightning - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Chelsea started brilliantly before being pegged back at the Bridge
# Lightning
From The42
# Lightning

Chelsea started brilliantly before being pegged back at the Bridge

Oct 31st 2015, 1:12 PM 7,399 Views 12 Comments

The sides are facing-off in today’s lunchtime kick-off.

# lightning - Monday 6 July, 2015

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday
# Saorview
# Saorview

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday

Jul 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 20,103 Views 14 Comments

A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.

# lightning - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Last night's lightning storms proved that nobody knows how to spell lightning
# Lightening
From The Daily Edge
# Lightening

Last night's lightning storms proved that nobody knows how to spell lightning

Jul 4th 2015, 9:13 AM 4,968 Views 3 Comments

L I G H T N I N G

# lightning - Saturday 6 June, 2015

33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival
# Rock Am Ring
# Rock Am Ring

33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival

Jun 6th 2015, 5:12 PM 16,328 Views 19 Comments

All of those injured have been taken to hospital.

# lightning - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort
# Yikes!
From The Daily Edge
# Yikes!

This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

May 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 5,839 Views 2 Comments

And loud. Very, very loud.

Watch: This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

Watch: This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

May 19th 2015, 9:16 PM 52,675 Views 29 Comments

And loud. Very, very loud.

# lightning - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This is the first-ever image of thunder
# Brewing Up A Storm
# Brewing Up A Storm

This is the first-ever image of thunder

May 6th 2015, 10:30 PM 15,360 Views 8 Comments

It was taken using acoustic imaging.

# lightning - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died
# Lucky Escape
From The42
# Lucky Escape

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died

Dec 10th 2014, 5:34 PM 5,540 Views 5 Comments

A linesman was also injured in the freak accident.

# lightning - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space
# ISS
# ISS

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space

Oct 14th 2014, 6:18 PM 7,656 Views 6 Comments

It was filmed from the International Space Station from Commander Reid Wiseman.

# lightning - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident
# Colombia
# Colombia

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident

Oct 7th 2014, 9:28 AM 12,423 Views 6 Comments

Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.

# lightning - Monday 28 July, 2014

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach

Jul 28th 2014, 8:02 AM 22,990 Views 12 Comments

The man was hit on the popular Venice Beach after being caught in a thunderstorm.

# lightning - Friday 18 July, 2014

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork
# Stormwatch
From The Daily Edge
# Stormwatch

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork

Jul 18th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,254 Views 0 Comments

Wow.

This map shows why you didn't sleep last night
# Jumpin Jack Flash
From The Daily Edge
# Jumpin Jack Flash

This map shows why you didn't sleep last night

Jul 18th 2014, 8:34 AM 5,949 Views 1 Comment

Grand soft day.

# lightning - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video
# Never Strikes Twice
From The Daily Edge
# Never Strikes Twice

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:50 PM 2,867 Views 3 Comments

The city’s three tallest skyscrapers were struck simultaneously and captured on film.

# lightning - Friday 27 June, 2014

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?
# Reid Wiseman
From The Daily Edge
# Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

Jun 27th 2014, 10:26 PM 15,152 Views 15 Comments

It’s been captured in Vine format, something astronauts on the ISS are mad for these days.

# lightning - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Check out at all the lightning strikes over Ireland yesterday
# And The Thunder Rolls
# And The Thunder Rolls

Check out at all the lightning strikes over Ireland yesterday

Jun 11th 2014, 12:50 PM 18,140 Views 20 Comments

On average, approximately 10 to 20 percent of all lightning over Ireland are cloud-to-ground strikes.

# lightning - Sunday 8 June, 2014

This is why you shouldn't stand under a tree during a thunderstorm
# Jumpin Jack Flash
From The Daily Edge
# Jumpin Jack Flash

This is why you shouldn't stand under a tree during a thunderstorm

Jun 8th 2014, 4:18 PM 4,168 Views 4 Comments

Lightning strikes… fear into our hearts.

# lightning - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis
# Bolt
From The42
# Bolt

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis

Jan 16th 2014, 2:46 PM 2,794 Views 0 Comments

The extreme heat in Melbourne forced organisers to suspend the tournament for several hours on Thursday.

# lightning - Saturday 21 December, 2013

WATCH: Lightning strikes church in Clonmel
# Wild Wild Weather
# Wild Wild Weather

WATCH: Lightning strikes church in Clonmel

Dec 21st 2013, 6:56 PM 31,706 Views 32 Comments

APOCALYPTIC.

# lightning - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Aug 14th 2013, 9:37 AM 11,301 Views 26 Comments

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

# lightning - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Oh dear... there's a risk of more flash flooding today
# Weather Watch
# Weather Watch

Oh dear... there's a risk of more flash flooding today

Jul 27th 2013, 10:54 AM 11,041 Views 21 Comments

Showers will be heavy in some parts of the country today, with scattered thunderstorms expected. And as for tomorrow…

# lightning - Friday 26 July, 2013

Pics: Flooding reported as thunderstorm hits Dublin
# Weather
# Weather

Pics: Flooding reported as thunderstorm hits Dublin

Jul 26th 2013, 5:37 PM 36,367 Views 79 Comments

Even Dublin City Council offices have been affected, with water entering the main lobby.

# lightning - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms

Jul 25th 2013, 10:13 AM 6,693 Views 15 Comments

ESB networks says it’s hoped the affected homes and businesses will be reconnected by lunchtime.

# lightning - Friday 17 May, 2013

This is what a bolt of lightning did to a house in Tipperary today...
# Lightning
# Lightning

This is what a bolt of lightning did to a house in Tipperary today...

May 17th 2013, 8:32 PM 37,553 Views 34 Comments

The lightning made holes in the concrete wall and sockets inside the home were blown.

# lightning - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro
# RIP
# RIP

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:35 AM 20,650 Views 21 Comments

The well-known figure in adventure sports was leading a group of charity fundraisers up the mountain when lightning struck.

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