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Will you die if you get hit by lightning?

maybe. many people survive lightning strikes.

Has lightning hit a human?

Yes. Many people have been struck by lightning. A good number of those people have died as a result.

How does lightning affect people?

Lightning can affect people in many ways, such as losing friends, family, houses, furniture etc. Lightning kills many people every year around the world and 74% of people that get hit by lightning have permanent damage for the rest of their life.

How many people are struck by lightning in Australia every year?

it is 26,000 and 15,000 of them people are hit.

How many times can you survive getting hit by lightning?

Depends. Some people have been hit more than once.

How many people die from lightning in the US?

It is estimated that nearly 2000 people a year get hit by lightning around the world, and of these it is believed that between 25 - 33 percent of people die.

What can lightning hit?

Anything and everything. Some people get hit by lighting.

How many people die from lightning strikes each year?

10% of the people hit die. This averages out to 44 people a year.

How does one calculate the odds of being struck by lightning?

average number of people hit by lightning each year / total number of people

Can a jet be hit by lightning?

Yes planes are frequently hit by lightning.

Why do people get hit by lightning?

either they or standing by a tree or they are just stupid

Is it more likely for people to get hit by lightning or not?

Not. Very few people get struck by lightning. If you ask around the people you know, chances are none of them has (really) been struck by it.

How many times a day does lightning hit Earth?

== == About 10000.

How many people are hit by lightning each year?

The most realistic figure is 70 deaths per year.Actually, less than that die every year from lightning.An average of 44 people every year die of lightning.

Is it true that every one who is struck by lightning dies?

No. Most people hit by lighting, as many as 90% in some circumstances, will survive.

Why Some people have been hit by lightning many times have they survived?

because of the gravity of the earth contact the moon under the sea

How many times has the Calgary Tower been hit by lightning?

Lightning never strikes the same place twice.

How rare is it to be hit by lightning?

not that rare it depends are you short or tall lightning hits the tallest thing nearby but if you are hit by lightning that means you are the tallest thing in the area and most people are a little bit coo coo and they go hide under a tree witch they will most likly be shot by lightning . You wll get hit by lightning if you are the closest thing near by but that usually happens when you are in a open feild . Just for the tall people you may want to lay down flat when lightning is being seen .

How many Lightning bolts hit the ground each minute?


How many times does lightning hit the earth in a year?

The Earth gets hit approximately 140 million times a year by lightning. Most strike harmlessly but many result in property damage and even death.

How many times has the Eiffel tower been hit by lightning?

lots lots

How many people are hit by lighting each year?

4,291,572,821 People Are Struck With Lightning Each Year. :( It's So Sad. I Work With The Science Center And I Work With These Kind Of Things. It Took Awhile To Do All This Research On Lightning. Hope This Helps :/ -Sara-

Does all lightning hit the ground?

No. There is cloud to cloud lightning.

What Should You Never Do In a Lightning storm?

Never stand under a tree, it can get hit by lightning, and you can get hit too!

Why it is not a good idea to stand outside in a thunderstorm and wait for lightning to strike?

There's a big chance you could get struck by lightning. Or hit by a tree that is hit by lightning.