Lightning Kills 2 in Brazil

  • Jan 09, 2015

On January 6, 2015, two men were struck by lightning in Embu, Brazil, a rural area just outside of São Paolo. The two men were attempting to take shelter from a violent storm when they were struck and killed. Two additional people were also struck, but fortunately recovered in a local hospital emergency room.

Our network detected lightning as it approached the area:

The storm produced heavy rain with significant lightning.