host picture

  | Bookmark and Share

Lightning strikes: what you don't know...

You get sunny skies and hot days in the summer - but you also get those dramatic summer storms that suddenly darken the sky.
So this week, Environment Canada is highlighting what to do in case of lightning strikes.

Their Lightning in Canada website now offers up new safety tips and video, lightning stories, and a quiz.

There's also a section about the myths we still believe in when it comes to lightning.
And that includes Strange But True facts and stuff about elves.

Meteorologist René Héroux spoke with Sonali Karnick.

Download Flash Player to view this content.