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8 Things We Shouldn’t Do When There Is Thunder Lightning In Your Area

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View pictures in App save up to 80% data. When you reach your window, use running water or even touch concrete walls, there are so many things you do at home in the worst of times, and we don't think that is likely to be too dangerous for us. And while your home is usually a safe haven in times like this, there are some basic rules that should not be ignored.

I want our readers to be prepared for everything. For this reason, we have realized that the most common misconceptions are the fact that many people ignore it while waiting for bad weather. Make sure you remember them and are safe!

1. Avoid using water. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

It is dangerous to bathe or bathe, wash dishes, or just use water. First, it is because water pipes are made of iron (mostly iron or copper), which is known for its electrical conduction. Secondly, tap water, with its many impurities, allows electricity to pass through. Covering with water therefore puts you at risk of electricity.

2. Do not affect concrete structures. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

It is best to avoid touching or leaning against concrete walls, or even lying on the floor. Electrodes in walls and floors, combined with concrete, can run out of power and put you at risk. Another thing to avoid is to place water bottles against these walls. Plastic can absorb different odors and even chemicals used to make cement floors. It can make your water unsafe to drink. Instead, place your water bottles on some boards or use cardboard.

3. Try not to light candles. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

The problem with candles is that they can light a fire. And in a severe storm, it is possible not to contact emergency personnel. Even if you manage to get in touch with them, the weather can stop you from getting to your home on time. To prevent dangers, you can use a flashlight instead of candles. It emits lots of light and is safe.

4. Don't hide in your basement. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

The basement is probably one of the most popular places to hide from storms or flooding, but it was unsafe. If your basement is hidden at the bottom and has no windows or doors, it can be filled with water, so you need to hide. Otherwise, you run the risk of escaping there (where there is plenty of water).

5. Do not run the generator indoors. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

A load generator can store your appliances, such as refrigerators or air conditioners, at high speed, but you should never use it in a storm. The goal is for this machine to produce carbon monoxide that can kill people with headaches, dizziness, weakness and vomiting. In general, you should use enclosed spaces such as in your home, garage or basement.

6. Do not stand near windows. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

While it may be nice or romantic to see the lighting from your window, it is not safe. When the wind is strong, the wind blows things off and can fly and break a window, putting you at risk. Another reason, though less common, is that in older homes, electricity can flow through the windows.

7. And don't open it. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Opening a window can seriously damage your home. Moisture can be generated and can later cause problems such as mold. And there is something terrible that can happen - air can penetrate with great force and move quickly to the top of the building. If a storm is strong enough, it can overthrow the roof of the house!

8. You cannot store chocolate for laptops and other electronics. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

If you need to work urgently, make sure the laptop pen does not overwrite you. Electric power can prolong an electrical cord, not only damaging your device, but it also hurts you. Don't forget to save your files before they're dead! Also, try to avoid working near windows and doors near your laptop to make sure you do not experience any electrical damage or electrical collisions.

Source: opera.com
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