Monthly Archives: August 2018

Did Lightning Cause Collapse of Bridge in Genoa?

collapsed morandi bridge

The Morandi Bridge, a major vehicular artery, collapsed in Genoa, Italy on August 14, 2018, killing at least several dozen people. A video that captured the structural failure shows what might be lightning striking the bridge as the fall begins.   In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, attention must focus on rescuing the injured,… Read more »