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Disaster Preparedness: Avoiding The Dangers of a Lightning Strike

Feature | September 23, 2019
In Jamaica, thunder storms are part of everyday atmospheric conditions. But in recent times, there have been reports of injuries resulting from lightning strikes. Though not often, they have caused deaths, as was the case when a 15 year old St Catherine student got struck while picking fruit during a thunderstorm in September 2019. Lightning is not a light matter and you need to know what to do during a thunderstorm.
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
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