A woman of 51 years died struck by lightning in Charente-Maritime.

Charente-Maritime: A Woman of 51 Years Dies Struck by Lightning

A Woman in her fifties died after being struck by lightning on Friday morning on a beach in the island of Oléron (Charente-Maritime). She had gone fishing on foot. A woman was struck by lightning on Friday morning on the island of Oléron.  On holiday she was with a party who were fishing with her husband on […]

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A teenager has been struck by lightning in the Vienne region of France

Teen Struck by Lightning: A 15 Year Old in a very Poor State

Ten teenagers and their instructor were injured by lightning on Monday 7th August, in the early evening at a recreation center in Vienne. A 15 year old was on Monday night in a “very serious condition”. A youth group was hit Monday night by lightning at a recreation center of Lathus-Saint-Rémy (Vienne), about sixty kilometers south-east […]

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The longest lightning flash has been confirmed as a world record

7.7 seconds, a Lightning Flash in Provence Beats all Records

WEATHER: This flash of lightning in France “lasted continuously for 7.74 seconds” … Seven seconds, 74 hundredths. Most of the lightning that lasted the longest in the world, which struck on the 30th August, 2012 in the southeast of France, was approved on Friday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). New #lightning records established in Oklahoma, […]

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Lightning strikes church in Aire-sur-la-Lys at the start of funeral

Pas-de-Calais: Lightning Strikes Church just Before the Funeral

About 120 faithful gathered for the funeral in the church of Rincq, when lightning has struck the steeple … Terrible coincidence at Aire-sur-la-Lys. One person was electrocuted and seven people slightly injured by the lightning strike which occurred at a church on the 2nd March, just before the start of a funeral ceremony. The accident, […]

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