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South Africa

News Reports of Lightning Injuries

The Republic of South Africa with Lesotho and eSwatini (formerly Swaziland)


The University of Witwatersrand in the Republic of South Africa was one of the early pioneers in lightning research and continues to lead in this area.  News reports of lightning injuries and the impact of lightning damage can be found at the links below.

Topographic Map


We are sorry for the overlap in the titles for the GLD360 Lightning Flash Density map of South Africa This is how it was given to us and is not an editable file. We are grateful to Vaisala for all the GLC360 maps they have supplied to us free of charge and for their ongoing kindnesses and support.

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