posted on Jul, 27 2004 @ 03:28 PM
I didn't post that pic directly just because those "bandwidth Exceeded" "problems" which I noticed on posts in Dpreview forums.
Originally posted by DownValley
We also had some electrical damage in the house (solenoid on the washer, ethernet card, lamp).
Those are because of induction, high current of lightning (up to 200 kA) cause magnetic field which in turn induce current/voltage to wires which are
Especially LAN networks should be "vulnerable" to that... so if you're going to vacation and there's thunderstorm risk, not only take power cords
from sockets but detach network wires also.
I'm just hoping I would even get change to try taking pictures of lightnings, thunderstorms at night would be especially good. So far area where I
live has been lightning/thunderstorm -free zone at this summer.
But that front in Baltic countries looks promising, so hoping best, fearing worst.
If you're living in Europe you can use this to see where there's lightnings:
For whole Europe satellite pic use this:
(looks like Romania might get some "pounding")
Different wavelength pics can be found here, just use those links under "Kuvakoosteet" heading.:
Just for bonus, you might like pics in there:
And in here:
PS. How do you recognise storm chasers in events?
When others looks mostly other peoples, storm chasers stare to sky much of time or check it every minute.
[edit on 27-7-2004 by E_T]