Reply to post: Re: 300 lightning strikes

Bombing raids during WWII sent out shockwaves powerful enough to alter the Earth's ionosphere

Wellyboot Silver badge

Re: 300 lightning strikes

@LeeE

The 6/min was the current european level, but even with the global 120/min at the moment the numbers still show the bombing as a big multiple over nature.

It would take a massive localised storm to swamp the effect and at that level, all the planes would be grounded - who'd want to fly a plane carrying electrically detonated bombs near lightning!

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