A total of de 2.409.799.364 lightning strikes were recorded worldwide in 2021. This number includes cloud-to-cloud lightning and cloud-to-ground discharges. The country with the most lightning strikes was Brazil, with 225,607,575 strikes, while the country with the highest lightning density was Singapore, with 163.08 strikes per Km2.
By definition, “a dry thunderstorm is a storm that has no or very little precipitation associated with it, but does carry electrical activity”. The absence of precipitation can create a false sense of security that poses a serious risk to the safety of people and structures. In this scenario, a system with sensors capable of detecting all phases of the storm and issuing warnings before the first impact can make a difference.
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