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Over 300,000 lightning strikes recorded across New South Wales, Australia

NSW thunderstorms: State hit by 300,000 lightning strikes in severe storm

NSW thunderstorms: State hit by 300,000 lightning strikes in severe storm
More than 300,000 lightning strikes hit New South Wales last night after severe thunderstorms roared through the state.

Sydney had upwards of 7000 lightning strikes while a deluge of rain saw the gauge at Sydney Airport record 19.2mm in 15 minutes.

SES NSW received 200 calls for help, with the strong storm bringing down trees and causing localised flooding.

Two people were rescued from floodwaters, the organisation said on Facebook.

A Rockdale resident miraculously filmed the moment a lightning strike hit his home, shattering a wall and sending bricks flying.

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Lightning kills man in New South Wales, Australia

A man has been killed by lightning at a racecourse in central western NSW as storms hit the state.

Emergency services were called to Comobella Road at Guerie, near Dubbo, just after 2pm on Saturday following reports a man had been struck by lightning.

Paramedics assessed the 53-year-old but he had died at the scene.

"Unfortunately there wasn't much we could do," a NSW Ambulance spokeman told AAP.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

The incident comes after the Bureau of Meteorology issued a warning for a severe thunderstorm that has pushed north from the ACT.

Bizarro Earth

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Three strange events occurring in Antarctica

antarctic storms
© YouTube/Adapt 2030 (screen capture)
Strange humming sounds emanating from Antarctic land ice and out of rational explanation cosmic rays from the surface of the ice sheet pointing skyward, massive coronal hole across the Sun and somehow everyone is baffled at changes as we head further into the Eddy Grand Solar Minimum.

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Lightning has killed 100 people across Cambodia so far this year - passing total of 80 for the whole of 2017

Lightning strike in Preah Sihanouk's Prey Nob district killed one person and injured three others on Wednesday, while another lightning strike in Banteay Meanchey's Phnom Srok district has killed three people.

A report said during the first nine months of this year, lightning has killed more than one hundred people and injured dozens.

Pov Chan, Ou Okhna Heng commune police chief, yesterday said the lightning struck in the afternoon, killing 35-year-old driver Lem Pronh, while injuring three others.

"The four victims were clearing a nearby forest about six to seven kilometres away from Ou Okhna Heng village," Mr Chan said. "They were in a mountainous area when suddenly the sky began to show signs of rain. Lightning then struck and killed one of them, while one was seriously injured and the two others suffered only minor injuries."

Cloud Precipitation

Cyclone Titli latest: 57 dead, 10 missing, over 57k houses damaged in Odisha, India

cyclone titli damage

Adequate drinking water, health, and veterinary measures are being provided in the affected areas of Odisha

The death toll in Odisha due to Cyclone Titli and subsequent floods have reached 57 due to landslides, wall-collapse incidents, and drowning, the Special Relief Commission (SRC) said on Thursday.

The Commission further said that at least 10 people are still missing in the wake of the natural calamity that hit the state.

Apart from fatalities, 2,73,425 hectares of crops have been damaged across 17 districts of the state. Furthermore, 60,11,000 people in 8125 villages have been affected and 57,131 houses have been damaged.

The SRC said, "The Government has announced for providing gratuitous relief for fifteen days at the rate of Rs. 60 per adult and Rs 45 per child per day to all affected families of Ganjam, Gajapati and Gunupur Sub- Division of Rayagada district. Accordingly, an amount of Rs. 1.02 bn have has been released in favour of the Collectors concerned for payment as advance towards GR (Gajapati- 110 million, Ganjam- 896 million, Rayagada-140 million)."

Comment: Cyclone Titli hits India's Odisha coast: More than 300,000 evacuated - 17 killed (UPDATE)

Snowflake Cold

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Most October snow in 15 years in N.Hemisphere

US record snow
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Most snow in 15 years in October and the month is only half over and a blizzard is expected for the New England states over Thanksgiving as a Nor'easter churns up the east coast. Record cold smashes into the 35F below normal category in Texas and Northern Mexico. One can only guess where the climate goes from here and how quickly.


Video shows waterspouts spotted along the Lake Erie shoreline

Multiple waterspouts were reported Wednesday off Lake Erie near Burke Lakefront Airport.

These funnels generally form over open water and climb upward when water temperatures rise and there is high humidity in the lowest several thousand feet of the atmosphere, according to weather.gov.

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Lightning bolt kills 6 pupils and injures 25 in NW Tanzania

At least six school children were killed and 25 others injured on Wednesday after lightning hit a primary school in Tanzania's northwest region of Geita.

Yese Kanyuma, Geita regional education coordinator, said the lightning struck Emaco Vision Primary School in the hilly region in the morning, killing the six children on the spot.

Shortly after the grisly incident, shocked parents flocked the school to identify their killed children, said Kanyuma.

Josephat Maganga, acting Geita Regional Commissioner said the school is located about four kilometers from Geita town and has 589 pupils including those in pre-school classes.

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Hail storm kills 400 kangaroos and 150 goats in New South Wales, Australia

Farmer finds hundreds of dead kangaroos, cows and goats following weather anomaly

Farmer finds hundreds of dead kangaroos, cows and goats following weather anomaly
A flash storm that ripped through parts of drought ravaged Far West New South Wales has left a trail of death and destruction for two grazier families.

Up to 400 kangaroos were found dead on Avondale station near Broken Hill, with the neighbouring property left to clean up over $20,000 worth of dead stock.

Tegan Langford said what began as joy and elation over the much-needed rain, later turned into utter disbelief.

"It was very eerie down there. It looked like something out of a movie where they say the world is going to end. Everything was just dead."

Cloud Precipitation

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Atmospheric compression snow and rain events Autumn 2018-2019

Atmospheric Compression snow & rain events have begun to intensify in numbers and intensity in the last month as the Suns magnetic fields move further out of phase, ushering in more more extreme weather.

Six months worth of rain in a day events in dozens of locations across the planet and this is now turning into all time record monthly snow totals in the first week of a month.