Did You Know: The Earth is Struck by Lightning Over 100 Times Every Second
During any given minute, there are more than a thousand thunderstorms around the Earth causing more than 6,000 flashes of lightning.
Most of it goes from cloud-to-cloud. In Canada, on average, 7 people will die and 60 more will be injured every year from lightning.
Men are struck by lightning 4 times more often than women – Why do you suppose that is?