It is known that climate change is responsible for the accentuation of some meteorological phenomena such as electrical storms, torrential rains, droughts or hurricanes. Although the climate has gone crazy, some unusual and spectacular natural atmospheric phenomena like volcanic lightning were already taking place.
Lightning is one of the most captivating and spectacular natural phenomena. This powerful electrostatic discharge lights up the sky during electrical storms with the brightest light in our planet. Fascination by lightning is evident: there are at least 30 Guinness Records about this natural phenomenon.
A total of 441.211.344 lightning strikes were recorded worldwide in 2020. This number includes cloud-to-cloud lightning, 409.645.512, and cloud-to-ground discharges, 31.549.740.