Lightning has already killed as many people in the U.S. this year as in all of 2015, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Two passenger-planes got struck by lightning while flying over London last week, and one of the spectacular strikes was caught on video, according to news sources.
Lake Maracaibo is the spot most prone to lightning strikes on Earth, according to new data with incredibly high resolution.
Like a giant jellyfish floating through the atmosphere, red sprites hover above thunderstorms in two new photographs snapped from space by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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