What should not be done during a storm?

Lightning is a phenomenon that, despite being very common, is little known outside the specialized forums and creates uncertainty. It is important for people’s safety and to safeguard the equipment, that some key points are taken into account on what not to do in case of a storm:

          Ride a bicycle or a horse

          Staying in a convertible vehicle

          Remaining in the sea or in outdoor pools

          Take shelter under trees

          Being in open and isolated areas

          Touch metal structures

          Use landline telephones

          Carry metallic objects that protrude above the head, such as umbrellas, golf clubs, etc.

 

Lightning can be very destructive, but adequate protection with lightning rods, knowledge of the necessary guidelines and speed of action in these situations can cause their effects to decrease considerably.

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