Annual ground and sea lightning strikes (2001–14)

Lightning is the discharge of electricity from thunderstorms. Ground strikes can cause significant damage to property and infrastructure, and injure or kill people and livestock. Lightning is often associated with other severe weather events, such as strong wind gusts. Thunderstorms may increase in frequency and intensity with climate change. This dataset relates to the "Lightning" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.

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Author Ministry for the Environment
Maintainer Ministry for the Environment
Maintainer Email Ministry for the Environment
Source https://data.mfe.govt.nz/table/52587-annual-ground-and-sea-lightning-strikes-200114/
Created 2015-10-01T21:58:34.712901Z
Date modified 2017-01-12T03:59:10.820369Z
Language English
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Source Identifier https://data.mfe.govt.nz/table/52587-annual-ground-and-sea-lightning-strikes-200114/
Record created February 2, 2020, Last Updated April 2, 2021