World record longest lightning flash of 440 miles confirmed

Credit: Published on June 25, 2020
The "megaflash" lightning strike traveled that distance over parts of southern Brazil on October 31, 2018.

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Published on June 25, 2020 -  00:45
Brazil Sets Record With 435-Mile Long Lightning Bolt
The World Meteorological Organization announced on Thursday that there’s a new record holder for the longest distance lightning flash.

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