Incredible map Shows where lightning strikes all over the world

For all the storm chasers out there.

Ever wanted to know where lightning strikes the most?

The amazing LIVE map lets you know where and when lighting is striking in real time. Lightningmap.org is an add-on to the original project Blitzortung.org- a web application written entirely in PHP, displaying a large visualisation of lightning data, this information is imported automatically according to the user’s preference. The unique web application will notify its users via email, SMS or URL-call when lighting is striking in the area.

Image: Lightningmaps.org, Lightning data by Blitzortung.org and contributors and Map: Google

The lightning is displayed on Google Maps as a graphic.

The map is an interesting global weather guide, a particularly useful tool for those storm enthusiasts out there.

Check out the real time map here.

Header: Lightningmaps.org, Lightning data by Blitzortung.org and contributors and Map: Google

 

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