And more people have died from lightning strikes in the U.S. than cruise ship accidents in the last 10 years (speaking in terms of U.S.-owned cruise lines)
The National Weather Service publication Storm Data
recorded a total of 449 deaths from lightning strikes between 1998 and 2008. According to the National Weather Service, lightning causes an average of 62 deaths and 300 injuries in the United States each year.
Read more: Lightning Deaths 1998-2008 — Infoplease.com
Wht isn't anyone doing anything about that???? (wait, that's silly).