According to the National Weather Service, an average of 33 people have died each year from lightning strikes in the US from 2006 to 2018. […]
Thunderstorms can create hazards like lightning, flash flooding, tornadoes, strong winds, and hail. Did you know that, on average, lightning kills 51 people every year in the U.S.? Also, flash flooding is the deadliest thunderstorm-associated hazard, with more than 140 victims yearly. When a thunderstorm occurs, do you know what to do to stay safe? Find out below:
If you’re outdoors:
If you’re indoors:
As lightning is a major risk during thunderstorms, learn more tips on How to Stay Safe from Lightning. Children can experience panic attacks during thunderstorms — check out How to Ease Your Child’s Fear of Thunderstorms. For flood water damage repair and mold remediation service, contact your local PuroClean office.