Rare Lightning Strikes 300 Miles From North Pole Amid Hot Summer in the Arctic

Source: Inside Climate News

USA Today

Multiple lightning strikes were detected within 300 miles of the North Pole, the National Weather Service said, an unusual event for the area. “This is one of the furthest north lightning strikes in Alaska forecaster memory,” the weather service said in a statement. Alaska just recorded its warmest July—and warmest month—on record. 

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