Articles tagged "lightning records"

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'Extraordinary' lightning megaflashes in Brazil and Argentina set new distance and duration records

A 16-second flash of lightning in Argentina on March 4, 2019, and a 700 km (435 miles) bolt in Brazil on October 31, 2018, set new records for the greatest lightning duration and longest bolt ever, respectively, according to the World Meteorological Organization...

June 26, 2020