Lightning strikes in Sweden up six-fold over last two years

Lightning strikes in Sweden up six-fold over last two years

If you thought this summer in Sweden was stormy, you weren't wrong. More than 210,000 lightning strikes have been registered in the country so far this year, a six-fold increase on two years ago.

In pictures: Lightning strikes Öresund Bridge pylons

In pictures: Lightning strikes Öresund Bridge pylons

IN PICTURES: Thunderstorms hit trains and roads in southern Sweden

IN PICTURES: Thunderstorms hit trains and roads in southern Sweden

Swedish woman on morning walk killed by lightning

Swedish woman on morning walk killed by lightning

Swedes tell of fear after lightning strikes plane

Swedes tell of fear after lightning strikes plane

Man killed by lightning

Man killed by lightning

Man seeks payout after eight cows die from flash

Man seeks payout after eight cows die from flash