Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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What are the remedial measures for the following calamity: Lightning strike - General Science

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What are the remedial measures for the following calamity: Lightning strike

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Solution

Remedial measures for lightning strike are:
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.

Concept: Lightning
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Balbharati General Science 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Disaster Management
Exercise | Q 2.2 | Page 70
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