Mobile Phone Users Warned of Lightning Strike Risk

I’ve been wondering and thinking about this a few weeks ago until today, because I am playing with my newly updated and modded MOTOrola E1 ROKR phone, and now health experts gave out a warning to the world.

People should not use mobile phones outdoors during thunderstorms because of the risk of being struck by lightning, doctors said on Friday.

Well, we were told since we’re kids to stay indoors during thunderstorms, but today’s world is so fast and hectic, most of the time we are on the move or rather we really must go from one point to another. So just be careful.

They reported the case of a 15-year-old girl who was using her phone in a park when she was hit during a storm. Although she was revived, she suffered persistent health problems and was using a wheelchair a year after the accident.

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