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Rescued Podcast // Ep 010 – Zuza was struck by lightning

There’s one thing concerning the immense energy of lightning that has fascinated cultures and folks all through the centuries.

The way it behaves, the way it strikes by the sky and the power and harm that it will possibly deliver.

If information stories are something to go by, it will be straightforward to assume that being struck by lightning solely occurs to golfers or seaside anglers.

My visitor at present is neither of these and shares her story of being struck by lightning whereas main an out of doors exercise on a faculty camp.

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Key episode takeaways

  • Present recommendation based mostly on Australian Normal Lightning safety AS 1768:2021; Clause 6.4.2. is: all outside actions ought to cease as soon as thunder is heard, or within the occasion of climate monitoring units, the storm is 15 kilometres away whatever the timing of the thunder and lightning.
  • Perceive the earlier recommendation of the 30:30 rule and the way that has modified
  • If in a bunch, don’t keep collectively – unfold out
  • Get down from excessive factors like ridges and knolls-be low on the panorama
  • Don’t shelter in overhangs or caves
  • Realise that ‘taking shelter’ means shelter from the lightning, not the rain
  • All the time test forecasts

Open air NSW & ACT – Lightning Recommendation

Bushwalking Victoria’s Bushwalking Manual.


Obtain the transcript right here

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Sponsor // Paddy Pallin

Rescued Podcast predominant picture // Ben Cirulis and

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