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Montevideo, November 21st 2018 - 10:47 UTC

Tag: Lightning storms

  • Tuesday, August 30th 2016 - 03:52 UTC

    Lighting kills more than 300 wild reindeers in Norwegian national park

    The Norwegian Environment Agency has released images of reindeer, including 70 calves, that seemingly fell over where they stood in the grasses of Hardangervidda

    More than 300 wild reindeer were recently killed by lightning at a Norwegian national park, officials say. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released haunting images of reindeer—including 70 calves—that seemingly fell over where they stood in the grasses of Hardangervidda, the largest high mountain plateau in northern Europe.

  • Wednesday, April 9th 2014 - 07:13 UTC

    Lightning storms kill more than 60 cows in southern Chile

    In one incident nine cows taken cover under a tree were killed and one blinded

    Ranchers in southern Chile say a series of lightning strikes has killed more than 60 of their dairy cows, costing the cattle owners thousands of dollars. Torrential storms and lightning on Sunday spawned the strikes in south-central Chile.