For last night lightning struck the territory of Denmark 18,000 times

As reported, nearly 18,000 (ie 17 702) lightning strikes were recorded during a thunderstorm broke out in Denmark on Tuesday night. This was reported by the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI).

The main blow fell on the island of Zealand, which is the capital of Copenhagen. There were also heavy rains. Because of lightning burned several houses. As the duty meteorologist WIR Matiessen Olaf, "for a short time rainfall reached 30 millimeters."

Storm is the result from west front of cold air, which met in the country with a warm and humid air. In the coming days in Denmark is also expected bad weather, warned the Danish Meteorological Institute. It has already sent a warning about the threat of floods in all regions of the country. Residents, particularly in rural areas, it is recommended to prepare in advance to bad weather, according to ITAR-TASS.

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