lightning strike

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It was like a thunderstorm, despised by all because the lightning strikes so few; the balls struck only here and there, the dying, the sick, the dead sometimes
The lines seemed pearls to me and his voice sweet as syrup; and afterwards, I may say ever since then, looking at the misfortune into which I have fallen, I have thought that poets, as Plato advised, ought to he banished from all well-ordered States; at least the amatory ones, for they write verses, not like those of 'The Marquis of Mantua,' that delight and draw tears from the women and children, but sharp-pointed conceits that pierce the heart like soft thorns, and like the lightning strike it, leaving the raiment uninjured.
At the same instant she saw a bolt of lightning strike a young tree by the roadside, heard the sharp click as it hit and then watched the flash dance about, now on the road, now along the barbed wire fencing.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have proposed a novel system that could save passenger as well as military planes from lightning strikes.
Where palm trees exist, the number of deaths due to lightning strikes is lower than the palm tree-less areas.
He determined the intensity, duration, pulse intervals, and other characteristics of TIPPs signals and compared those data to the electron bunches of lightning strikes.
com LIGHTNING strikes were caught on camera as violent storms swept across Birmingham, sparking flash flood fears.
Elsewhere, the storms brought trains in the North East to a halt after lightning strikes caused signal failures north and south of Newcastle.
Huddersfield weatherman Paul Stevens said other areas escaped the stunning storms, which included thunder and lightning strikes, and were repeated yesterday.
LIGHTNING strikes across Europe have killed one man and left several children fighting for their lives.
Lightning strikes in northern France and southwest Germany on Saturday left nine people seriously hurt, authorities said.
Lightning strikes are common during India's monsoon season, which runs from June to September.