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Bloke called Rod struck by lightning for second time

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

"a lot less than 1 in 700,000 - otherwise it would happen to nearly 100 people every year, whereas only 3 people annually are killed by lightning in the UK"

According to the article only 10% of lightening strike victims die, so means there's probably 30 per year i the UK. But that doesn't change the point of your comment by much in that most people live in cities and large towns so a less likely to be hit. I'd expect people lining and working in rural areas have the highest chances of being struck.

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