What happens to a person after lightning strike
• What happens to a person after lightning
For a person likely to get struck by lightning in any one year is one chance in 300,000. Although 90 percent of people then survive on their bodies forever remain a scar from an electric discharge in the form of Lichtenberg figures. But this is not everything that happens during a lightning strike.
Lightning can heat the surrounding air to 27,760 degrees Celsius - which is five times greater than the temperature of the Sun - and contain up to one billion volts. It is terrible to imagine what amounts of energy can do to the human body.
When the electric charge enters the body, it closes a small electrical signals that control the heart, lungs and nervous system. This can lead to cardiac arrest, seizures, brain damage and spinal amnesia.
A flash of light and electricity can harm the eyes.
For example, the holes may be formed in the retina, cataract and cataract.
The men struck by lightning can cause impotence.
As the lightning moves through the human body to the surface, it can bring the red blood cells from the capillaries near the epidermis. That is, there is a bruise.
And these bruises formed as previously mentioned Lichtenberg figures.
From lightning and heats any metal on the person causing third-degree burns.
Immediately evaporates sweat or any other liquid on the body. Sometimes lightning strike disrupts human clothing and shoes.
24-year-old electrician Winston Kemp struck by lightning in 2011. "I ran into the street to save a pumpkin from the rain. Only I realized that lightning struck the neighbors, it was very bright and loud. "
"I do not feel anything. He returned to the house as if nothing had happened. Only a few hand hurt. "
"After about an hour I saw the marks on her arm. The next day went on to form the marks. "
"They continued to grow throughout the week."
Lightning beats 25 million times a year in the United States.
Lightning also leaves traces on the grass.
Lichtenberg figures are named after the German scientist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, first described power figures.