Lightning is dangerous when after the flash is followed by thunder. On Friday, July 24, reported the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

According to experts, to protect themselves from lightning, during a thunderstorm does not need to start fire in the stove, talking on the phone, play sports and stay close to trees. When the storm front in a rural location, you must close all flues and vents as well as Windows and doors.

In addition, the emergencies Ministry warned that during the storm can not come close to the window, the wiring and the antenna. If possible, you should turn off the TV and other electrical appliances.

In the MOE added that the lightning don’t need to hide near tall trees. During a thunderstorm it is best to move away from the coast, and descend from an elevated place in the valley, according to radio Sputnik.