5 Amazing Weather Facts

1- Do You Know the Highest Temperature ever recorded in South Pole (Antarctica) is −12.3 °C (9.9 °F) that was recorded by Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on 25 December 2011.

2- When lightning strikes it can reach up to 30,000 degrees celsius (54,000 degrees fahrenheit).

3- Helicopters were used at least in two different matches to dry wet Pakistani grounds and pitches during the 1996 Cricket World cup (14 Feb to 17 Mar), Western Disturbances were hitting the country continuously during that time of the year, since February is the wettest month of winters in Pakistan. Rain was also reported in Lahore during the final world cup match played on 17th March 1996. In Sharp Contrast, the other hosting country India remained much drier and clearer during the tournament.

4- Northern Pakistan has got the distinction of highest lightning flash rate in Asia, and is among those few areas in the world which see very heavy lightning thorughout the year.

5- The biggest hailstone recorded ever in the United States (USA) was nearly the size of a football. It was about 7-inch wide chunk of ice.
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