Lightning strikes the Öresund Bridge on June 15 this year. Photo: Jonas Ericsson/TT
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.
Erik Engström, a meteorologist at state weather forecaster SMHI told broadcaster TV4
that the high frequency of thunder and lightning came down to warm weather.
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