In which country does the Catatumbo Lightning meteorological phenomenon take place? - Alea-Quiz

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In which country does the Catatumbo Lightning meteorological phenomenon take place?

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Catatumbo lightning is a localized meteorological phenomenon in Venezuela. It consists of a thunderstorm characterized by its frequent and powerful lightning strikes that occurs from 140 to 160 nights a year for about ten hours each time and with a frequency of 280 flashes per hour. This storm develops at a specific location above the mouth of the Catatumbo River as it flows into Lake Maracaibo.

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