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Lightning

20-03-2012Source:

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Meaning

Preventive Measures

In 6 hours, there will be thunder & lightning and likely to cause disasters.

1.       Government and related sectors should do preparation work for thunder & lightning;

2.       Be ware and ensure you access the latest weather forecast; Outdoor events may be disrupted or cancelled.

In 2 hours, the thunder & lightning is either occurring or will occur with a high likelihood, and it's quite possible to cause disasters or accidents.

1.       Government and related sectors should implement the emergency measures  for  thunder & lightning;

2.       Stay in the room and close doors & windows.

3.       The people who stay outside should hide into the building with lightning protection or cars.

4.       Cut off the dangerous power and don't take shelter under the tree, pole or tower crane.

5.       Do not hold up a umbrella in the open air or carry farm tools, golf clubs on the shoulder .  

In 2 hours, the thunder & lightning is either occurring or will occur with a highest likelihood; it's extreme possible to cause disasters or accidents.

1.       Government and related sectors should take the emergency measures  for  thunder & lightning as soon as possible;

2.       Move to the interior room the building with lightning protection or cars and close doors & windows.

3.       Keep away from touching antenna, water pipes, barbed wire , metal doors & windows, the external walls of buildings and other charged equipment or other similar devices.

4.       Avoid using the devices without lightning protection or incomplete devices e.g. television, phone.

5.       Ensure you access the warning information