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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 22 September, 2019

#Lightning

From TheJournal.ie Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow Incoming

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.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes Going Nowhere

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes

Flights to Dublin are among those affected.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why Bad Weather

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.

From TheJournal.ie Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night Weather Warning

Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland Lisburn

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes Thunderstorms

Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes

A thunderstorm warning came into effect at midday today.

From TheJournal.ie Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany Storms

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday Saorview

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.

From TheJournal.ie 33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival Rock Am Ring

33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival

All of those injured have been taken to hospital.

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

And loud. Very, very loud.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort
From TheJournal.ie This is the first-ever image of thunder Brewing Up A Storm

This is the first-ever image of thunder

It was taken using acoustic imaging.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident Colombia

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident

Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach Los Angeles

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.

This map shows why you didn't sleep last night

Grand soft day.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Check out at all the lightning strikes over Ireland yesterday And The Thunder Rolls

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.

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

Lightning strikes… fear into our hearts.

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.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Lightning strikes church in Clonmel Wild Wild Weather

WATCH: Lightning strikes church in Clonmel

APOCALYPTIC.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan Japan

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

From TheJournal.ie Oh dear... there's a risk of more flash flooding today Weather Watch

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…

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Flooding reported as thunderstorm hits Dublin Weather

Pics: Flooding reported as thunderstorm hits Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms Power Cut

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.

From TheJournal.ie This is what a bolt of lightning did to a house in Tipperary today... Lightning

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford Power Cut

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.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand volcano erupts after 100 years New Zealand

New Zealand volcano erupts after 100 years

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

From TheJournal.ie Four killed by freak lightning strike in Polish mountains Poland

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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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