More than 330,000 lightning strikes hit Europe in just 8 hours

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Published on: May 29, 2016

Robert Scribbler / 28 May 2016

lightning-strikes-europeAccording to a Science study published during 2014, lightning strikes are expected to increase by 50 percent in the United States alone due to the human-forced warming of our world. Europe, which sits between numerous unstable air masses — the Arctic Ocean air mass to the north, the Greenland air mass to the northwest, and the rapidly changing North Atlantic air mass — is likely to see ramping climate instability even as overall atmospheric moisture levels and storm-generating potentials increase.

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