In Italy, set a record for the number of lightning for 24 hours

The inclement weather that struck these days in Italy, and especially to the north of the country, has led the establishment of new meteorological record. In the last 24 hours in the Apennines of lightning hit 80,000, representing 17% of the average mortality for the year. Make these interesting data center electrical Italian pilot (CESI), whose members emphasized that the previous record was set in 2004, when 24 hours of lightning hit 40,000.

Most strikes were concentrated in the north of Italy and in Tuscany. Unfortunately, this "invasion" of lightning there are negative consequences: in the province of Bergamo lightning killed 40-year-old man who went out to smoke outside.

Bad weather is accompanied not only by heavy rain, but the first snow that fell in the settlements of Trentino-Alto Adige above 2 thousand meters. Meteorologists predict that the air temperature in the Apennines in the coming hours will continue to decline, and the snow may occur at an altitude of 1700 to 1400 meters.

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