For those who think lightning can’t strike the same place twice, Mother Nature proved otherwise Thursday.
The video below shows lightning in Fort Bend County striking the same spot … 11 times. It was captured by KHOU 11 reporter Brett Buffington
The NWS’ website also provides a list of lightning myths and trivia.
Should you seek shelter under a tree to stay dry during a thunderstorm?
No, this the second leading cause of lightning casualties, the NWS reported.
Will you be electrocuted by touching a lightning victim?
This is also false. The human body does not store electricity; thus, it is safe to touch a lightning victim to give them first aid, the NWS reported.
What is the chance of becoming a lightning victim in your lifetime? according to the NWS, your odds are 1 in 15,000.
For more lightning facts, head to NWS’ website.