BBC weather presenter shares tip for tracking lightning as the region is hit with thunderstorms

BBC weather presenter Jen Bartram has shared how you can track lightning strikes as the North East is hit with thunderstorms.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 3:58 pm
Thunderstorms hit the North East on Monday afternoon.

As the North East was hit by heavy rain showers, along with thunder and lightning on Monday, May 10, the TV presenter shared her tip.

As the storms hit the region, BBC weather presenter Jen Bartram has shared on Twitter a way that members of the public can track the lightning as it hits the North East.

In a tweet, she said: “There’s quite a bit of lightning from these showers today.

Yellow blips appear on the map in the locations where lightning hits. Photo: Lightning Maps.

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http://Lightningmaps.org is a great site that can help you follow them in real time – the little yellow dots pop up every time lightning is detected."

When using the website, you can see yellow dots marking where lightning hits all across the globe.

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