Last Updated: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Miami lightning strike kills 1, injures 2

A lightning strike in Miami-area has claimed life of at least one people and injured two others.

Injured people have been taken by ambulance to a trauma center for treatment, Fox News reported.

According to the Encyclopedia of World Climatology, lightning happens about 40–50 times per second worldwide. Around 50 people are killed by lightning across the US each year. Lightning protection prevents damage from lightning strikes.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 3, 2013