Lightning now kills or injures nearly 4,000 people in China annually. Photo: Reuters
Lightning now kills or injures nearly 4,000 people in China annually. Photo: Reuters
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Is smog breeding storms? China explores rise in lightning deaths

Researchers will try to ‘catch smog in the act’ to see if rising sulphate levels are responsible for build-up of electric energy in the atmosphere

Lightning now kills or injures nearly 4,000 people in China annually. Photo: Reuters
Lightning now kills or injures nearly 4,000 people in China annually. Photo: Reuters
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