What To Do During Thunderstorm Days | Alert Check List Issued By The State Disaster Response Authority in Cloudy-Rainy Season

Thunderbolt | Thunderstorm Alerts

A thunderstorm is a localized storm along with lightning and thunder. It may also have gusty winds and often brings heavy rain. Some thunderstorms may bring tornadoes or hail. Thunderstorms produced by clouds named cumulonimbus and form when air rises rapidly. 

Thunderstorm warning:
  • Avoid playing in the open air and on the terrace if the atmosphere is too cloudy between 2pm and 10pm.
  • Once you see the first signs of a thunderstorm, move into a safe building.
  • Do not go to the terrace or the yard to pick up clothes when you see the rain.
  • Disconnect the power supply of the appliances.
  • Close the windows and doors.
  • Avoid touch or proximity of metal objects and electric power equipment.
  • Try to avoid using the telephone.
  • Avoid bathing during the time of thunderstorms.
  • It is dangerous to sit on a terrace or open ground or in a tree branch during thunderstorms.
  • Do not stand under trees when outside the house.
  • If you are in driving please stop and sit inside the vehicle and avoid touching metal parts.
  • Do not go down into the water when there is lightning.
  • Avoid collecting damp clothes from outside during thunderstorms.
  • Place lightning conductors can place above buildings to protect them from lightning.
  • Do not tie your pets in the open air at this time. Do not go out at the time of rain clouds to untie them and remove them safely.

How Is Thunder Causes

The cause of the thunder is lightning. When a lightning bolt travels from the cloud to the ground, it opens up a small hole in the air, and when the light is gone, the air crashes again, creating a sound wave that we hear as thunder.

National Emergency Broadcast

"The Emergency Alert System is a national warning system in the United States put into place on January 1, 1997, when it replaced the Emergency Broadcast System, which in turn replaced CONELRAD." Wikipedia

4 important precautions

1. Ban children from playing in the open air from 4 pm.

2. Don't go to the courtyard or the terrace to pick up dry clothes during a thunderstorm.

3. Don't go to lock or unlock your pets, keep the windows and doors closed, and don't use your phone. Avoid touching or proximity to metal objects and proximity to electrical equipment.

4. Disconnect electrical appliances of household appliances, avoid bathing during the time of lightning and do not stand under trees when outside the home.

5. If you are inside the vehicle, the most important instructions are to not touch the metal parts of it and not get into the lake/river water.