Lightning. Nature's way of showing electric current, potential, and resistance. The average cloud to ground strike is 3 miles long, and carries 30,000 amps of current. The fact that people can be struck and live is amazing.
Lightning strikes cause an average of 53 deaths per year in the US, killing about 10% of those who are struck. Strikes are well known to cause audiovestibular sequelae. The first reported case of deafness after lightning was in 1879,…
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