[Watch] Earth’s Spectacular And Remote ‘Capital’ Of Lightning


In a remote part of Venezuela, the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo. It’s a stunning location, but also home to a unique meteorological phenomenon and a storm chaser’s dream – the Catatumbo lightning.

With most experts estimating that lightning strikes occur roughly 140 to 160 nights a year, with flashes often visible seven to 10 hours per night, it’s not hard to see why the area is a world record holder.

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Source: BBC


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