Lightning Storm Lasts 160 Days A Year.


Venezuelan Lightning Storm Lasts 160 Days A Year, 10 Hours A Night In The SAME PLACE.


The single greatest generator of Tropospheric Ozone in the world. Some sources say the lightning storm happens as frequently as 260 days a year! This lightning show occurs over and around Lake Maracaibo, typically over the bog area formed where the Catatumbo River flows into the lake.

Storm Chaser, George Kourounis travels to Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela where a phenomenon known as the Catatumbo Everlasting Lightning storm occurs. On most nights of the year, thunderstorms form over the same part of the lake, with dazzling displays of lightning. Filmed as part of the “Angry Planet” TV series.

Published by Revlang

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