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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?
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
That's good to know. Thanks.
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