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How likely am I to encounte thunderstorms and lightning in Lofoten whilst hiking and camping on the trails in August?
I cannot find info of probability of this kind of weather.
I will certainly be watching weather forecasts whilst hiking. I will always be on foot. No vehicle.
Also, what is best advice if caught in a sudden lightning storm in the mountains?
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Due to the weather and the latitude it is very unlikely that you experience storm and lightning in the Lofoten Island in any season. In 15th years I might have experience storm two times and it was a light one.
In any case, if you should experience such a weather condition the recommendations would be the same then in any other parts of the world when you get a storm in the mountain.
Have a nice walk in the Lofoten Islands
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