A lightning-associated phenomenon and related geomagnetic measurements


Many observations of phenomena associated with lightning have been made at a considerable distance. Apart from the element of personal danger from direct strike, wind and rain make field conditions unfavourable for observing, and the phenomena are usually very transient. We report here a phenomenon associated with lightning which was observed indoors and at close range following a lightning strike. Magnetic field measurements in the room where the phenomenon was seen are also reported.

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Burbidge, P., Robertson, D. A lightning-associated phenomenon and related geomagnetic measurements. Nature 300, 623–624 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1038/300623a0

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