How to be safe from lightning.

Lightning is fascinating, dangerous and beautiful. This article explains the science of lightning in simple language, debunks popular myths, and provides surprisingly effective survival tips.

1. The physics of thunder and lightning ⛈
2. Is it safe to drive during lightning?
3. Are mobile phones dangerous?
4. Can we take shelter under🌲 a tree?
5. Can we calculate how far away the lightning 🌩 strike was?
6. Does lightning strike ✈ planes?
7. Where is the safest place to be?
8. Are swimming pools safe? 🏊‍♂
9. Should we remove jewellery and watches?
10. How to revive a lightning strike victim?
11. What to do if we are outdoors?

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dr rajeev jayadevan

Dr Rajeev Jayadevan completed his MBBS and MD General Medicine with top honors from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore in 1995. He received training in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
He has extensive international experience of performing over 19,000 endoscopies. He was awarded MRCP (UK) from England in 1996. He obtained Board Certification in Medicine and Gastroenterology (Fellowship) from New York Medical College, and spent 3 years in the UK and 10 years in the US before returning to his hometown of Kochi. He established the department of Gastroenterology at Sunrise Hospital Cochin.

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