Asked in Meteorology and Weather, Forests, Forest Fires
Can dry weather cause fires?
Dry weather doesnt cause a fire but it does contribute to the conditions that a fire needs. Lightning strikes cause most fires in dry weatrher. Carelessness of campfires and cigarette butts are other sources as well. ...
What happens when lightning strikes a tall building?
If the building has lightning rods, probably nothing, as the lightning will follow a path to the ground. If lightning strikes any building without lightning rods or some other method of grounding the lightning, the activity of the lightning would be pretty much unpredictable. It could do nothing, or it could cause a lot of damage, including fire, and injury to the people inside and outside. ...