How Lightning Strikes Kill, Injure Thousands of People Every Year

The biggest danger, when lightning strikes, is the electricity that seeps into the ground and spreads out in the form of a deadly current.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jun 26, 2020
lightning strike India
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.