Lightning Risk. In a world increasingly driven by quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) techniques. It’s important to understand what the predicted impacts are as a result of our current trajectory (as humans). For Example the direction of travel that the population of planet earth seems to be following – in terms of climate change: Increasing Lightning […]
As 2014 passes and we welcome the New Year, it is important to reflect on the distance travelled and the learning along the way. At GreyMatters, using our electrical earthing design and solutions our 2014 goal was to protect over 100,000 lives but did we manage to achieve this goal?
Lightning … incredible to view, frustrating to be affected by and fatal in proximity … As the UK has basked in glorious summer weather, in recent weeks it has also been victim to brutal thunderstorms. Three different scenarios highlight the beauty, strength and danger of lightning.
This series of weekly blogs will provide information on the basic physical characteristics of lightning: the formation and types of lightning strikes.