You are not protected from lightning strikes while inside the vehicle

You are not protected from lightning strikes while inside the vehicle
You are not protected from lightning strikes while inside the vehicle
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What happened in the US state of Michigan shows that the interior of a car is no guarantee that you will not be struck by lightning.

A powerful discharge of electricity passed through the windshield of a Ford Super Duty, parked at a motor show in Michigan, and destroyed almost everything in its path, almost tearing the car in two …

These horrific photos show how strong and powerful lightning can be … The bolt went through the windshield of a Ford Super Duty parked outside the Michigan auto show and destroyed almost everything in its path, almost splitting the truck in two …

The lightning strike smashed the windshield and then hit the inside and melted the internal components of the car. The impact hit the dashboard, ripping it in two. The windshield was badly burned. Molten plastic dangled from the top storage compartment. Almost everything inside the car melted from the incredible heat.

When the lightning struck, the car was empty. Imagine if there were people inside it!

A common lightning strike between a cloud and a car occurs either along the vehicle's antenna or along the roofline. The lightning then travels through the car's outer metal shell and then through the tires to the ground.

This case shows that it is time to forget about "ordinary lightning strikes". New times brought with them new natural phenomena. Just think about it - a lightning bolt pierced the windshield of the car and literally burned everything inside it!

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