Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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What are the measures to prevent loss of life due to lightning? - General Science

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Write answers to the following question in your own words.

What are the measures to prevent loss of life due to lightning?

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Solution

To prevent loss of life due to lightning, following measures can be taken
If outdoor:
1. Avoid taking shelter under trees.
2. Avoid being near to any kind of metal objects which may include metal wires, fences, machinery and power appliances.
3. Take shelter inside a fully enclosed car with all the windows shut.

If indoor:
1. Turn off all the electrical appliances such as television and refrigerator.
2. Avoid bathing or showering

Concept: Lightning and Lightning Safety
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Balbharati General Science 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Disaster Management
Exercise | Q 4.4 | Page 70
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