Realtime Lightning

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Lightning Detector Status Screen (See below for full details):

This applet display updates every 60 seconds.
At the top of the display are three main controls that you can use. These controls are explained below:

History

Allows you to view the past 30 or 60 minutes of lightning activity within the sensor range.

View Range

Full - Displays all lightning activity within a 375 mile range of Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, UK.
Zoom - Displays all lightning activity within a 180 mile range of Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, UK.

Event Loop

 Run - starts a replay of all lightning strikes that occurred within the timeframe specified by the History setting.
Stop - stops the replay and returns the display to the current time.

Note: If there has been no lightning activity within the timeframe selected under History,
the Run button will not work.

Terms used in the applet display (Key):

Strikes Totalrelates to the number of lightning strikes recorded within the chosen time period.

+CG: Positive cloud to ground strike -CG: Negative cloud to ground strike

+IC: Positive in cloud or intra-cloud strike-IC: Negative in cloud or intra-cloud strike

  To view the interactive worldwide lightning map click here 

 LightningRing