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#Lightning

# lightning - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow

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

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

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

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

# lightning - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

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

# lightning - Friday 19 August, 2016

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

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

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

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

# lightning - Monday 6 June, 2016

Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes

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

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

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

Chelsea started brilliantly before being pegged back at the Bridge

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

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

# lightning - Saturday 4 July, 2015

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

# lightning - Saturday 6 June, 2015

33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival

All of those injured have been taken to hospital.

# lightning - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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

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

And loud. Very, very loud.

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

# lightning - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This is the first-ever image of thunder

It was taken using acoustic imaging.

# lightning - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

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

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

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

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space

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

Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.

# lightning - Monday 28 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach

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

# lightning - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork Stormwatch
From The Daily Edge This map shows why you didn't sleep last night Jumpin Jack Flash

This map shows why you didn't sleep last night

Grand soft day.

# lightning - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

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

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

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

# lightning - Friday 27 June, 2014

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

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

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

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

# lightning - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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

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

Lightning strikes… fear into our hearts.

# lightning - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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

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

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

APOCALYPTIC.

# lightning - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

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

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

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

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...

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

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro

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

# lightning - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford

ESB Networks says a transformer was damaged during storms, and that crews are working to restore power.

# lightning - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

New Zealand volcano erupts after 100 years

Witnesses reported red hot rocks being thrown into the air as well as lightning and small explosions.

# lightning - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Four killed by freak lightning strike in Polish mountains

Rescue workers have said it is “extremely rare” for a single bolt of lightning to kill four people, and authorities are continuing to investigate the deaths.

# lightning - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Lightning blamed for Malaysian tanker explosion Malaysia This post contains videos

Lightning blamed for Malaysian tanker explosion

One crew member died and four are missing after the explosion at a Petronas-operated methanol terminal.

# lightning - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: This electrical thunderstorm and torrential rain is why Ukraine v France was suspended Euro 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: This electrical thunderstorm and torrential rain is why Ukraine v France was suspended

The rain in Ukraine falls mainly on the… Donbass Arena, by the looks of things.

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