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Senamhi after the thunder and lightning in Lima: “They usually find a return period of 50 years”
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Senamhi after the thunder and lightning in Lima: “They usually find a return period of 50 years”

Nelson Quispe, forecast director for the SenamhiHe asserted that the thunder and lightning that occurred this morning in Lima are a "very rare" phenomenon in the capital and that they occur approximately every 50 years. In addition, he noted that the cloud that generated these rays is already moving south.In statements to America news, the specialist affirmed that although a great cloudiness and rains were foreseen in the sea, these electric shocks were not expected. He asked the population to remain calm.LOOK HERE | Lima reported thunder, lightning and lightning this Monday | VIDEO“The presence of this highly charged cloud has generated a heavy rain in the sea and electric shocks, it usually occurs in the mountains, our climate in Lima is not of these characteristics, it is usually give...
Is there a relationship between lightning and earthquakes?
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Is there a relationship between lightning and earthquakes?

During the early morning of Monday, May 24, Lima and Callao were the scene of thunder and lightning. Due to the climatic characteristics of these regions, these meteorological phenomena are unusual in the area and therefore there is no custom on the part of the population or infrastructure prepared to receive them.SIGHT: What is the difference between lightning, thunder and lightning?Naturally, these phenomena caused doubts and anxiety in the coastal population, who were afraid of rumors about a possible earthquake. However, the forecasting director of Senamhi, Nelson Quispe, explained in an interview to América Noticias the causes and frequency of this event, ruling out any relationship with future earthquakes.“In the early morning hours, it's been getting closer a highly developed clou...
Senamhi warns that lightning in Lima could re-register in the next 24 or 36 hours
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Senamhi warns that lightning in Lima could re-register in the next 24 or 36 hours

Nelson Quispe, director of Predictions of the Senamhi, reported that in the next 24 or 36 hours there could be new electrical discharges (lightning) in Lima, such as those that occurred on the morning of this Monday, May 24 in different parts of the capital.He argued that these phenomena are called "Dana" and that they are located about 1,500 kilometers away. He specified that it was approaching our coast in the early morning hours and was absorbing moisture, which made it "very unstable."LOOK HERE | Senamhi on thunder and lightning in Lima: "They usually find a return period of 50 years"“In Lima it has already happened, it has gone south. But as long as it is present on our coasts, the possibility will remain, we hope that in the next 24 and 36 hours there is a probability that it will b...
Lightning and thunder in Lima and Callao: this is what we should do in case of electrical storms
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Lightning and thunder in Lima and Callao: this is what we should do in case of electrical storms

The residents of different districts of Lima and Callao witnessed this morning a series of lightning bolts Y thunders, meteorological phenomena that do not happen frequently in our capital.In this regard, Nelson Quispe, Senamhi forecast director, explained that the thunder and lightning that occurred this morning in Lima are "very rare" phenomena in Lima and that they occur approximately every 50 years. In addition, he pointed out that the cloud that generated these rays has been moving towards the south.As a result of these events, we detail below 10 recommendations provided by the National Civil Defense Institute (Indeci) in order not to suffer any mishap or accident during its development: Find safe places inside houses, buildings and cars (without touching metal parts of the vehicle),...
Thunder and lightning in Lima: the strange meteorological phenomenon that alarmed the population throughout history
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Thunder and lightning in Lima: the strange meteorological phenomenon that alarmed the population throughout history

According to the criteria ofKnow moreThe electric storms they are not a new thing in Lima. But every time they happen, you think of the end of the world. If we recount the times the capital endured storms, we must go back to the 19th century when Ricardo Palma dealt with them in one of his famous Peruvian traditions: “Thunder in Lima”.It refers that on Monday, December 31, 1877, from 4 pm the atmosphere began to be covered with thick clouds and at 5 pm “A heavy rain fell on the city, accompanied by lightning, followed by the detonation of four thunders. The year said goodbye in a sinister way ".READ ALSO: Senamhi on thunder and lightning in Lima: "They usually find a return period of 50 years"To reassure the frightened Lima residents, who ran to the nearest church, the dean newspaper p...
What is the difference between lightning, thunder and lightning?
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What is the difference between lightning, thunder and lightning?

This Monday, May 24, Lima woke up with a rare meteorological phenomenon in the area, a storm preceded by thunders Y lightning bolts lit up the capital. The natural spectacle was witnessed in various districts from north to south, from 5 in the morning. Then they registered heavy, but short-lived rains and a sudden sunlight.SIGHT: Senamhi on thunder and lightning in Lima: "They usually find a return period of 50 years"The forecast director of the Senamhi, Nelson Quispe, pointed out that the thunder and lightning that was witnessed since dawn in the capital are a “very rare” phenomenon in this region of Peru. According to the expert, it would be an event that happens every 50 years or so.Lightning and thunder: the precise moment when they appear in the sky of Lima and Callao | VIDEOSLi...
Lightning, thunder and lightning: What is the difference between these three phenomena?
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Lightning, thunder and lightning: What is the difference between these three phenomena?

This Monday, May 24, Lima registered lightning and thunder in the sky that could be observed from different districts of the city. It is worth saying that storms are meteorological phenomena in which electric shocks and a sound so deafening can be seen that it can cause fear in those who experience them.However, what is the correct difference between the Ray, thunders Y lightning bolts? Jorge Heraud, professor in the academic department of Engineering - Electricity and Electronics section of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), explains it as follows:Lima reported thunder, lightning and lightning this Monday | VIDEOLightningThe lightning it is the origin of thunder and lightning. It is an electrical discharge that is produced by friction between clouds or between clouds...
Lightning, Lightning and Thunder: What’s the Difference?
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Lightning, Lightning and Thunder: What’s the Difference?

The storms They are spectacular meteorological phenomena, especially when they produce electric shocks and a sound so deafening that it causes fear. In ancient times lightning, lightning and thunder They were associated with the wrath of the gods, but over time the factors that originate them have been known.When a storm strikes, all kinds of comments are read and heard about it. However, many times we do not know how to correctly differentiate what are the lightning Thunder Y lightning bolts. Usually, these terms are used without distinction to refer to electric shocks; However, this is not correct.Before going into the details of each term, it is necessary to clarify the following: lightning is the origin of thunder and lightning. This is indicated by Jorge Heraud, director of the I...
Lima reported lightning and thunder this Monday VIDEO
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Lima reported lightning and thunder this Monday VIDEO

Lima registered lightning in the sky this Monday morning. América Televisión's cameras captured the precise moment when light rays appeared in the sky for a few seconds. It is a phenomenon that is rarely seen in the capital.The aforementioned medium showed how these lightning bolts were seen in three different points of Lima. So far no information has been reported from the Senamhi regarding this phenomenon.In his Twitter account, the specialist in natural events research, Patricio Valderrama, indicated that “we are having a small storm off the coast of Lima. Lightning could be seen in the direction of the sea. Super interesting, ”he wrote.We are having a small storm off the coast of Lima. Lightning could be seen in the direction of the sea. Super interesting. pic.twitter.com/L4kruz...