Many lightning bolts in Venezuela

Many lightning bolts in Venezuela

13-11-2014 15:00

This news is about nature. There is an area in Venezuela. This area is quite special. Around 250 lightning bolts happen there per 1 square kilometre per year.

The lightning bolts are from clouds. These clouds are 5 kilometres high. During the rainy season, there are the most lightning bolts.

A scientist loves this area. He lived there as a boy. He thinks the lightning is beautiful. He wants more tourists to come to this area. He gets the area into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Difficult words: lightning bolt (a powerful and long light in the sky which is caused by electricity), square kilometre (km2), tourist (person who travels and visits places).

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