Saturday, November 17, 2012

Lightning strike australia

  • Australia superstorm: Brisbane hit with 4000 lightning strikes

    Brisbane alone was hit with 4,000 lightning strikes in an hour, and 11,000 strikes total, the Australian reported. In some suburbs, cars had been washed away from parking spots, and trees were uprooted, downing power lines and damaging buildings ...

  • Monday's storm saw 132000 lightning strikes and proved a photographic bonanza

    He said there were 132,000 lightning strikes recorded across South Australia in the 24 hours to 9am, mainly over central districts of the state.

  • The storm that electrified South Australia - 173000 lightning strikes, 80000 ...

    The storm that electrified South Australia - 173,000 lightning strikes, 80,000 homes blacked out, boy hit by lightning.

  • Boy survives lightning strike

    "I'm not looking forward to telling everyone the same story over and over and over again," he said. About 170,000 lightning strikes lit up the sky across South Australia during the thunderstorm, which brought down trees and cut power to tens of ...

  • Calm returns on the weather front

    "It was the most lightning strikes across South Australia and Adelaide in many, many years," said Weatherzone meteorologist Brett Dupschke.

  • Lightning sparks bushfires across SA

    At least four grass fires are burning in regional South Australia, sparked by more than 80,000 lightning strikes which have been recorded across the state since Sunday.

  • Lightning sparks fires in SA outback

    A SERIES of lightning strikes have sparked fires in South Australia's outback. The Country Fire Services (CFS) said nine fires started overnight and have burned about 85,000 hectares in the Victoria Desert, in the state's far north.

  • Adelaide boy struck by lightning

    A TEENAGER has been taken to hospital after being struck by lightning as thunderstorms sweep across South Australia. The SA Ambulance Service said ... a number on Eyre Peninsula. The Country Fire Service said most had been started by lightning strikes.

  • FIFO miners struck by lightning

    Two fly-in fly-out workers have been hit in a lightning strike in the Pilbara. The two men were working on the Solomon rail ... the work site after witnessing lightning in the area. The West Australian reports that WorkSafe is expected to investigate ...

  • Lightning strikes bundle of sales on AFM slate

    The Santa Monica-based production and sales company has licensed action title Dead Drop, Liam Hemsworth wartime romance Love And Honor and comedy Struck By Lightning to Pinnacle Films/All Interactive Entertainment for Australia and New Zealand.

  • Nine Tests, no try and it's killing me, admits England winger Ashton

    Chris Ashton will try to prove that lightning can strike twice and take out his angst on Australia on Saturday - to ensure the run of Tests without a try which is 'killing him' doesn't reach double-figures.

  • Under Down Under

    We're experiencing a bit of lightning on the runway," says the captain casually as our plane arrives at Hobart. ... Maria Island is home to many species endemic to Australia, including the famous Forester kangaroos that reach over six feet, Bennetts ...

  • Australian weather bureau unveils calendar pictures

    The images, taken from a calendar showcase some of the most striking weather phenomena Australia has to offer. Lightning bolts, dust storms and enormous clouds creating a dramatic series of natural spectacles. Australian weather calendar picutre of a ...

  • Poulter makes strong start to title defence in Australian Masters

    MELBOURNE: Ryder Cup lightning rod Ian Poulter made a solid start to his Australian Masters title defence by firing a 67 to finish two strokes behind surprise leader Matthew Guyatt after yesterday's first round.

  • Let us pray: Atheltics Australia bids for lightning visit from Usain Bolt

    He wants Bolt to feature in the domestic Twenty20 cricket competition and he also used his clout to woo the Jamaican to Australia for track and field meets in Perth on March 16 and the Victorian capital on April 6. "There's been conversations to see ...

  • Warm weather prompts fire reminder

    A grass and scrub fire started by lightning at Darke Peake on Monday burned about 300 hectares, damaging a tractor, shed, water tanks and crops and left an estimated $138,000 in costs.

  • Light show puts Perth in flash calendar

    A dramatic photo of a lightning storm competing with this year's Australia Day fireworks in Perth has been chosen as the January image in the Weather Bureau's 2013 Australian Weather Calendar. Perth science teacher Matthew Titmanis endured pouring rain ...

  • Sports in brief

    So, the Lightning right wing signed a minor-league deal with ECHL Orlando and is expected to suit up tonight and Sunday for home games (ticket info: orlandosolarbearshockey.

  • UN war crimes court frees Croatian generals

    The lightning offensive led to the recapture of the Krajina region, crushing one of the last pockets of Serb nationalist resistance in an area where the community had roots going back centuries.

  • Giant Sequoias

    It doesn't stand so tall as the tallest of coast redwoods or of Eucalyptus regnans in Australia, but height isn't everything; it's far more massive than any coast redwood or eucalypt.

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