Electrical Storm In Istanbul: 43,338 Lightning Strikes In 24 Hours

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Huge thunderclouds caused an electric storm in Turkey’s Marmara region, particularly hitting Istanbul with thousands of lightning bolts in the early hours of July 24. In total 43,388 flashes were observed in 24 hours as of 9 a.m. on July 24 especially in the northwestern provinces of Istanbul, Kocaeli, Edirne and Tekirdağ, according to the Turkish State Meteorological Service.

More than 43000 lightning struck around Istanbul, Turkey on July 24, 2018.

This is just incredible! More than 43,000 lightning strikes in 24 hours!

The rainfall peaked at around 4 a.m. in Istanbul, causing puddles all over the city roads. In the western districts of Çatalca and Silivri hailstorms hacked down trees.

At least three planes preparing for landing on Istanbul Atatürk Airport were diverted to Tekirdağ and Ankara Esenboğa airports.

A driver was killed in a traffic accident near the Atatürk Airport. The driver’s car ran into a road sign, Demirören News Agency reported.

In Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district, a taxicab went off the slippery road running into the bedroom of a flat. Luckily the bedroom was empty, but the wounded taxi driver and a customer were hospitalized.

Original Article:http://strangesounds.org/2018/07/weather-wizard-43388-lightnings-in-24-hours-hit-istanbul-region.html

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